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SUBJECT:  Mathematics and Science Funding Announcement

LISTSERVE MESSAGE DATE:  December 22, 2010

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announce the availability of Title II, Part B., Mathematics and Science Partnership Program Funds.  DESE will award one or more projects from each of the three initiatives: Grade K-6 Mathematics, Grade K-6 Science, and Grade K-6 Success for ELLs.  No award will exceed $500,000.

The intent of this program is to encourage institutions of higher education, local school districts, elementary schools, and secondary schools to participate in professional development activities that increase the subject matter knowledge and teaching skills of mathematics and science teachers.  Professional development activities must be sustained, intensive, classroom focused, and aligned with state and local standards and mathematics and science curricula. These activities must result in a demonstrable and measurable improvement in student academic achievement in mathematics and science. 

The postmarked deadline for this RFP is February 7, 2011.


The RFP packet is available on the DESE web site at: .

Two workshops will be held to describe the process and requirements for this competitive process.  Please attend the meeting for the initiative you are interested in applying for.  Pre-registration is not required for the meetings.  Workshop details are as follows:

Location:   Capital Ritz Banquet Center & Dance Studios

                   2716 Plaza Drive

        Jefferson City, MO  65109

        Phone:  (573) 893-7787

        Driving directions:

Date:          Friday, January 14, 2011
Time:          10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.- Success For ELLs Initiative

                   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Math & Science Initiatives


Grant application questions can be directed to:

Kyle Heislen, Supervisor

Federal Compliance

Phone:  573-526-2582

Fax:  573-526-6698



Grant program questions can be directed to:

Grade K-6 Mathematics Initiative

Cindy Bryant, Education Consultant, Mathematics

Office of College and Career Readiness

Phone: (573) 751-1395

Fax:      (573) 526-7861


Grade K-6 Science Initiative

Shaun Bates, Education Consultant, Science

Office of College and Career Readiness

Phone: (573) 751-4445

Fax:      (573) 526-7861


Grade K - 6 Success For ELLs Initiative

Shawn Cockrum, Director,

Migrant Education and English Langage Learning

Grants and Resources

Phone: (573) 751-8280

Fax:      (573) 526-6698


Craig Rector, Coordinator

MO Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education

Grants and Resources’ Unit

Phone:  (573) 526-3232