Director’s Message – June 2017

    Dear Friends,   As we leave the hustle and bustle of the academic year behind, I welcome the opportunity to contemplate and discuss with you our work at the CSME.  Over these past two and a half years as Director, I have been privileged to work with many exceptionally talented and dedicated people, […]

Inclusive Excellence grant awarded by HHMI

  We are pleased to announce that the University of Utah is one of 24 institutions nationwide to receive a $1 million grant through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence initiative. The initiative aims to “help increase the capacity of colleges and universities to effectively engage all students, so that they can be successful in science, […]

SEEd Swap Workshop (July 31-Aug 4)

In order to provide 6-8th grade teachers with professional learning support to successfully implement Utah’s new Science with Engineering Education (SEEd) standards, the Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is offering a week-long workshop – the “SEEd Swap” – in 2017. The SEEd Swap workshop is open to Utah science teachers (6-8th grade) from […]

CSME wraps up another successful year

The 2016-2017 year was a productive one at CSME and included several key milestones and accomplishments, such as: MSSST graduated 16 students and started a new cohort with 19 more 35 teachers finished the Elementary STEM Endorsement The Workshop on Math and Earth Science from Navajo and Western Perspectives included 19 teacher participants The SEEd […]