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Appalachian Mathematics and Science Partnership

image for project Appalachian MSP The Appalachian Math Science Partnership helps strengthen and reform education in math and science in pre-K through grade 12 classrooms in participating districts in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

The AMSP program seeks to demonstrate improved student achievement in mathematics and science through the support of partnerships that unite the efforts of teachers, administrators, guidance counselors and parents in local schools with administrators and faculty at area colleges and universities.

AMSP's goals are to eliminate the achievement gap in science and mathematics in the Central Appalachian region and to build an integrated elementary, secondary and higher education system in this underserved region.

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Localizing Teacher Leadership Expertise in Appalachia

The Appalachian Mathematics and Science Partnership (AMSP) was awarded supplemental funding to support the AMSP Master Teacher Project, a three-year program of mentored professional and leadership development for 6-12 mathematics…


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Math and Science Partnership Scoring High Grades

At first glance, it looks like an activity from a typical high school chemistry book. But what's different about this experiment is the follow-up assignment, which Voiers calls "Making Meaning."…

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Inservice Elementary Teachers' Understanding Of Magnetism Concepts Before And After Non-Traditional Instruction

"Magnetism is a topic frequently studied in elementary schools. Since magnetism is a popular topic and is included in national science education standards, it might be assumed that elementary teachers…


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Looking in All the Right Places: Data Collection for Evaluation of the AMSP

This paper addresses the following claim(s): "We hypothesize that teacher participation in an AMSP (or MSP more generally) activity leads to higher student outcomes for that teacher's students relative to…

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Higher Education Partners

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University of Kentucky logo
Kentucky State University logo
Marshall University logo
Morehead State University logo
Pikeville College logo
Union College logo
University of Virginia's College at Wise logo
University of Tennessee logo
Prestonsburg Community College logo
Somerset Community College logo
Marshall University logo

School District Partners

  • Bath County
  • Paris Independent
  • Breathitt County
  • Jackson Independent
  • Carter County
  • Casey County
  • Clark County
  • Clay County
  • Clinton County
  • Estill County
  • Floyd County
  • Frankfort Independent
  • Garrard County
  • Harlan County
  • Jessamine County
  • Johnson County
  • Knott County
  • Lee County
  • Letcher County
  • Lewis County
  • Lincoln County
  • Madison County
  • Martin County
  • McCreary County
  • Montgomery County
  • Morgan County
  • Owsley County
  • Pike County
  • Pikeville Independent
  • Powell County
  • Pulaski County
  • Rockcastle County
  • Rowan County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Whitley County
  • Corbin Independent
  • Woodford County
  • Anderson County
  • Campbell County
  • Cumberland County
  • Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute
  • Grainger County
  • Scott County
  • Oneida Special School
  • Dickenson County
  • Russell County
  • Scott County
  • Tazewell County
  • Wise County
  • Braxton County
  • Cabell County
  • Mason County
  • Mingo County
  • Wayne County