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Implementing the Georgia Performance Standards.
Math Science Partnership (MSP) Program:
Title II, Part B
The Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) program strives to improve teacher quality through partnerships between state education agencies, institutions of higher education, high-need local education agencies, and schools to increase the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science. Other partners may include public charter schools, businesses, and nonprofit or for-profit organizations of demonstrated effectiveness in improving the quality of mathematics and science teachers.
The MSP program is a formula grant program to the states, with the size of individual state awards based on student population and poverty rates. With these funds, Georgia is responsible for administering a competition in which grants are made to partnerships to improve the content knowledge and teaching skills of 3rd-12th grade mathematics and science teachers.
This program supports the partnerships of at least one Georgia high-need school district or consortium (such as a RESA) at least one institution of higher education department of science, mathematics, and/or engineering, and at least one institution of higher education’s department of teacher preparation. The funding is used to provide professional learning for mathematics and science teachers.
Currently-Funded MSP Projects for FY10-11
Resources for Those Seeking Additional MSP Program Information
The resources provided below may be helpful to those who would like more information about the MSP Program.
Resources for Currently-Funded MSP Projects
Active members of the Georgia MSP leadership team who are currently directing MSP projects in Georgia may find the resources below to be helpful.
For additional information on the Math Science Partnership Program, please contact: