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Science & Mathematics Teacher Imperative
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:: FEBRUARY 2013 Newsletter :: GUIDING PRINCIPLES :: MTE-Partnership Announcement :: MTE-Partnership Launch Press Release
The MTE-Partnership is comprised of 38 teams across 30 states -- including 69 universities, 87 school systems, 9 community colleges, and other interested institutions -- working collaboratively to redesign secondary mathematics teacher preparation programs. This premier partnership provides a coordinated research, development, and implementation effort for secondary mathematics teacher preparation programs in order to meet the challenges of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and to embody research and best practices in the field. The Advisory Board and Planning Committee, comprised of national experts in the fields of education, mathematics and teacher preparation, guide the development and scope of the project.
The Partnership endeavors to:
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded $1.05 million to the MTE-Partnership to support the next phase of action in establishing a HUB and the launch of the Research Action Clusters. This builds upon an earlier grant from Helmsley Trust for the completion of the planning process, including the second annual conference. The National Science Foundation, 100Kin10 supported the initial planning of the Partnership. Substantial long-term funding is being sought to sustain continuing research, development and implementation. The Partnership is employing the Networked Improvement Community design developed by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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