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Math and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI)

About

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The Math and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI) provides support for students and inservice teachers to network in the math and science teaching community, and also offers great opportunities to attend conferences and professional development. MSTI is part of a CSU system-wide project to increase math and science teachers, and will play a big role in addressing an acute math and science teacher shortage (30,000 in the next 10 years).

Upcoming Events

  1. Math Project at Sac State – Professional Development
    2022 Dates- February 16, March 12
  2. Science in the River City- Professional Development
    2022 Dates- February 15, March 8, April 5
  3. STEM Preteaching Program
    • Museum of Science & Curiosity (MOSAC) Field Trip- March 3, 2022
    • NSM 195T Field Experience Panel- April 14, 2022
  4. Math and Science Networking Event- Saturday, May 7, 2022

Student Scholarships

MSTI provides scholarships to students committed to pursuing STEM Teaching Credentials

Scholarship Requirements & Information

Applications closed for 2021-22

MSTI Scholarships will be awarded in Spring 2022

National Science Foundation Noyce Scholarship ($15,000)

Resources for Students

Elementary STEAM Preteaching Club
  • Register here to join!!!
Future Teachers in STEM Club
  • Register here to join!!!

Math and Science Student Resources

Fast Track to Teaching

Date Time Location
Coming Soon   Robotics Leage Competition *Email League Director, Mike Rosales MRRosale@egusd.net to volunteer

Vex Robotics High School League at Florin High School
Coming Soon   Science Olympiad

Resources for Inservice Teachers

If you currently hold a Multiple Subject or Single Subject Teaching Credential and wish to pursue an additional credential in Single Subject mathematics and/or science (including a Foundation Level credential), see the College of Continuing Education options below.

College of Continuing Education- Single Subject Science/Math Credentials- want to add a single subject math or science credential onto your existing one? We offer summer courses to help you achieve that.

College of Continuing Education- Computer Science Supplementary Authorization- want to add a computer science authorization onto your existing teaching credential? We offer summer courses to help you achieve that.

Pathways to Quantitative Reasoning Courses

Math & Science Teacher Resources

Professional Development Opportunities- MSTI can cover registration costs for these Center for Math and Science Education (MASE) workshops. Use the promo code MSTI when registering.

Contacts

Jenna Porter, PhD
MSTI Director
jmporter@csus.edu

Karina Figueroa-Ramirez
Education Equity Advisor
figueroaramirez@csus.edu