Jun 23, 2018  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMAST–Center for Math and Science Teaching


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Contact Information


Director: Phillip Molebash

Location: University Hall 2600

Introduction


CMAST is dedicated to strengthening science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and STEM-related fields by transforming the teaching and learning of mathematics and science.

Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Math and Science Teaching (CMAST) provides a national model for middle schools, high schools, and universities to transform math and science education using measurable, data-driven results connected to student engagement and achievement. CMAST is currently implementing the Los Angeles Math and Science Residency (LAMS), a teacher residency program focused on training math and science teachers in urban schools. CMAST also partners with organizations and districts across the spectrum of public, charter, and Catholic schools.

CMAST’s goals are:

  • Creating a professional learning community comprised of faculty, teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community members dedicated to increasing student engagement and achievement in mathematics and science
  • Finding and sharing solutions that increase the number of students who pursue science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and science and mathematics teaching as careers
  • Building teacher retention by providing opportunities for shared leadership between transformational teacher leaders, administrators, and parents
  • Designing, strengthening, and sharing best practices in teaching and learning to improve teacher quality and college-readiness

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