Title II, Part B


Program Purpose:  To improve academic achievement of students in the areas of mathematics and science through programs that:

  • Encourage institutions of higher education to assume greater responsibility for improving mathematics and science teacher education;
  • Focus on the education of mathematics and science teachers as a career-long process;
  • Bring mathematics and science teachers together with scientists, mathematicians, and engineers to increase the subject matter knowledge of mathematics and science teachers;
  • Develop more rigorous mathematics and science curricula aligned with the Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS);
  • Improve and expand training of mathematics and science teachers, including technology integration

Program Statute:  Public Law 107 - 110 § 2201 - 2203

Funding Source:  Federal

Amount of Funding FY12:   $2,131,366

Distribution:  Competitive
5 - 10 grants awarded, ranging from $75,000 to 400,000 per applicant
$2,024,798 Allocated to Local Education Agencies
$106,568 Reserved for State Education Agency Administration

Eligible Recipients:  Partnerships consist of high-need local education agencies (LEA) and engineering, mathematics or science departments of  Oklahoma institutuions of higher education. They may also include:

  • Additional local education agencies, public charter schools, public or private elementary schools or secondary schools, or a consortium of such schools;
  • Another engineering, mathematics, science, or teacher training department of an institution of higher education;
  • A business;
  • A non-profit or for-profit organziation of demonstrated effectiveness in improving the quality of mathematics and science teachers.

Performance Measures:  Mathematics and Science Assessments of the Oklahoma State Testing Program (OSTP)

Documented Evidence of Results:  Each of the projects funded is required to submit an annual report to the United States Department of Education documenting the partnership's progress in meeting its MSP goals and objectives.


Gloria Bayouth, Ed.D., Executive Director, Titles I, II, VI and X


MSP 2012 Awards
District Project
Byng Public Schools Pontotoc County - Forensic Applications of Content and Evidence  in Science
Clinton Public Schools Prairies & Ponds 2
Lawton Public Schools The Mathematics and Science of Inquiry Based Research for the Environment's Factors of Oklahoma for Elementary Teachers
Meeker Public Schools Digging Up the Past
Putnam City Public Schools Creating Critical Connections in Math and Science
Tulsa Public Schools Math Exploration Academy
Valliant Public Schools TEAM Partnership
Vanoss Public Schools Area Schools Unite for Math
Wagoner Public Schools Science Alliance
Wynona Public Schools Project STEM


Last updated on August 17, 2015