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16th Annual Mathematics Teachers Conference

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PIMSER is partnering with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics to bring you a new format, varied topics, and experienced presenters at EKU's 16th annual Mathematics Teachers Conference.

PIMSER hosts international assessment expert Shirley Clarke

Shirley Clarke

Shirley Clarke will make a visit to the US to deliver the first training based on her research included in the new book with John Hattie, Visible Learning: Feedback.  

EKU hosts reception welcoming PIMSER

Dr. Benson and Dr. Todd

A reception was held on Oct. 6 to welcome the Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) and its Regional Teacher Partners (Master Teachers) to EKU. PIMSER is a branded name across Kentucky for providing high quality support for P-20 STEM improvement. PIMSER is directed by Dr. Kim Zeidler-Watters. 

PIMSER and CRiMSTEAD lead project to develop a bank of science formative assessments

Teachers from several western Kentucky school districts recently completed the first year of a Math and Science Partnership project called ASSESS – Assessments of Science Enabling Successful Students – funded by the Kentucky Department of Education.

PIMSER Regional Teacher Partners Train UK Tomorrow Corps

UK Tomorrow Corps
UK Tomorrow Corps Offers Unique Opportunity for UK Students, Appalachian Communities

Partnership for Math and Science Outreach Regional Teacher Partners trained undergraduate and graduate students in UK Tomorrow Corps on literacy and mathematics, enabling the interns to tutor students ages K-12 throughout 19 Eastern Kentucky counties.

PIMSER Helps Launch Muscle Health Project

Muscle Health Lab
The Partnership for Math and Science Outreach staff joins UK Center for Muscle Biology to launch the “Muscle Health Project.”

Diane Johnson Receives Kentucky Science Teachers Association Award

Johnson receives award

PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner Diane Johnson received the Sherry Fox Distinguished Service Award in the field of science education at the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference in Lexington Nov. 5-7, 2015.

PIMSER Regional Teacher Partners Featured in Publications

Diane Johnson contributed the opening article “It’s the Law! Using the matter and energy crosscutting concept as a tool for analysis” featured in the October 2015 edition of the Kentucky Department of Education's Science Connection newsletter. 

PIMSER and partners featured in Connected Science Learning online journal from NSTA

The Healthy Flea Market
Authors: Dr. Robin Cooper (UK Biology), Kim Zeidler-Watters (Director), Diane Johnson (PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner), and Jennifer Wilson (Pulaski County High School partner)

PIMSER Moved to EKU on July 1, 2017

On July 1, 2017, the Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform joined Eastern Kentucky University.  We are excited for this new opportunity to work with EKU's faculty preparing pre-service teachers and strengthening our relationships with teachers in Appalachia.

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