K-12 Outreach Programs

Center for Mathematics and Science Education (MASE)

Partners experienced and pre-service K-12 teachers, university and community college faculty, and industrial scientists and engineers to improve the quality of science teaching and learning in local schools. www.csus.edu/mase

Contact: Rich Hedman, Interim Director (916) 278-5487

Partners: UC Davis SASP program, Regional K-12 School Districts, Community College faculty and Industry scientists and engineers.


Early Assessment Program (EAP)

Provides opportunities for students to measure their readiness for college-level English and mathematics in their junior year of high school, and facilitates opportunities for them to improve their skills during their senior year. www.csus.edu/EAP

Contact: Dr. Joy Salvetti, Director (916) 278-2602 email: jsalvetti@csus.edu

Partners: State Board of Education, California Department of Education, and the California State University


Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA)

Offers academic support to educationally disadvantaged students in grades K-12 in preparation for college/university admission and provides opportunities for these students to become actively engaged in the exploration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) careers. www.csus.edu/mesa

Contact: Jean Crowder, Director (916) 278-4575

Partners: UC Davis MESA Center, Regional K-12 School Districts


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