Go to PIMSER home page

Continuous Assessment and Algebraic Thinking (CAAT)

Improving Educator Quality

Funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education

Award Year Amount
January 2012 - June 2013 $150,000
January 2013 - June 2014 $150,000

Districts Included in Grant

Carter, Casey, Clay, Lee, Letcher, and Washington Counties


  • Enhance student learning of key Number Properties and Operations (NPO) concepts related to success in Algebra
  • Enhance teachers’ conceptual understanding and pedagogical content knowledge of NPO concepts related to Algebra
  • Enhance participating teachers’ ability to implement research-based strategies critical for effective mathematics instruction
  • Enhance administrators’ ability to provide effective support for teachers implementing research-based strategies into their mathematics instruction


Tolene Pitts, PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner
Shirley Clarke, assessment expert and author
Carl Lee, University of Kentucky
Jennifer Bay-Williams, University of Louisville

For More Information

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

© University of Kentucky • An Equal Opportunity University• Last updated October 21, 2013 by Jessica Dutzy