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Making Algebraic Connections (MAC)

Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP)

Funded by the Kentucky Department of Education

Award Year Amount
September 2009 - September 2010 $195,000
October 2010 - September 2011 $195,000
October 2011 - September 2012 $97,500

Districts Included in Grant

Carter, Lee and Rowan Counties


  • Enhance 6-8 teachers' conceptual understanding and pedagogical content knowledge under the big idea of Number Properties and Operations and Algebraic Thinking
  • Enhance 6-8 teachers' ability to implement effective mathematics instruction using research-based strategies.
  • Develop administrators' knowledge and skills to provide effective instructional leadership and support of high quality number properties and operations teaching and learning in middle schools.
  • Improve student understanding and achievement in mathematics


Administrator Component
Tolene Pitts and Marsha Maupin, PIMSER Regional Teacher Partners
Margaret Yoder, Eastern Kentucky University
Teacher Component
Terry Parkey, Gloria Beswick, Tolene Pitts and Marsha Maupin - PIMSER Regional Teacher Partners
Jennifer Bay Williams - University of Louisville

For More Information

For more information on this program, please contact:
Kim Zeidler-Watters, Director

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