Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (CEMaST)

All Programs

MSTI

MSTI

Awarded: $90k - $100k annually
Years: 2014 - Active

Funded by the CSU Chancellor’s Office, the Mathematics and Science Teachers Initiative (MSTI) Project’s goal is to increase the number of mathematics and science teachers. In support of this project CEMaST offers a variety of opportunities related to pre-service teacher preparation.

MSTI

Ernest Prete Jr. Fellowship

Awarded: Varies annually
Years: 2017 - Active

The Prete Fellowship program is an opportunity for CPP students to engage with students from an elementary school in our community, support the sustainability of urban gardening, gain an understanding of the expectations of teachers in a modern society, and explore if the teaching profession may match their career aspirations.

Ernest Prete Jr. Fellowship

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SGVCaMP

The California Mathematics Project at Cal Poly Pomona provides professional development programs for teachers in the San Gabriel Valley area/region. The project is located in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Cal Poly Pomona and offers research-based programs aligned with the Common Core, English Language Development, and Career & Technical Education standards that are designed to improve student understanding of mathematics.

SGVCaMP

PASSION

Awarded: $1.5 million
Years: 2018 - Active

Cal Poly Pomona has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Hispanic-Serving Institutions to increase retention and graduation for students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  The acronym comes from the title of the project – Polytechnic for All: STEM Success via an Inclusive Institution. This is a five-year project opportunity for collaboration between the College of Science, the College of Engineering, the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, and the Faculty Center. 

PASSION

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FEDCO

Awarded: $40k annually
Years: 2011-2020
CEMaST administers funds from the FEDCO Charitable Foundation to provide grants to full-time public school teachers serving students in grades Kindergarten through 12 in San Bernardino County and selected cities in Los Angeles County.
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RESPeCT

Awarded: $7.7 million
Years: 2014-2019

The Reinvigorating Elementary Science through a Partnership with California Teachers program is a large-scale research study funded by the National Science Foundation. CEMaST is partnering with Pomona USD and BSCS (Biological Sciences Curriculum Study), to provide professional development for teachers of Kindergarten through 6th grade.

RESPeCT