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Number Properties and Operations (NPO)

Improving Educator Quality (IEQ)

Funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education

Award Year
January 2009 - June 2010
January 2010 - June 2011


Districts Involved in Grant

Clark, Fayette, Hancock, Rockcastle Counties and Pikeville Independent


Goal 1: Enhance secondary teachers’ conceptual understanding and pedagogical content knowledge related to the big idea Number Properties and Operations.
Goal 2: Enhance secondary teachers’ ability to implement effective mathematics instruction using research-based strategies to prepare students for success on EPAS and KCCT.
Long-Term Goal: Reduce the mathematics achievement gaps in participating middle and high schools between special needs and regular ed. students on both state level KCCT and EPAS assessments on concepts related to the Big Idea: Number Properties and Operations as it is related and critical to other areas of mathematics, specifically algebra, which comprises a large portion of EPAS assessments.


Pam Harned and Jim Moore - PIMSER Regional Teacher Partners
Don Ryoti, Eastern Kentucky University
Roger Angevine, Somerset Community College
Kim Zeidler-Watters, Director

For More Information

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

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