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Amsti

  1. 1. AMSTI Kat, Angel, Michelle, Preston, and Jesse
  2. 2. How many schools are a part of AMSTI? <ul><li>Albert P. Brewer High School </li></ul><ul><li>Albertville Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Albertville High School </li></ul><ul><li>Arab Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Asbury High School </li></ul><ul><li>Athens Intermediate School </li></ul><ul><li>Athens Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Austinville Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Banks-Caddell Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Barkley Bridge Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Boaz Intermediate </li></ul><ul><li>Boaz Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Bridgeport Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Brookhaven Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Brookhill Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Buckhorn High School </li></ul><ul><li>Caldwell Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Cedar Ridge Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Challenger Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Chapman Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Cherokee Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Chestnut Grove Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Collins Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia High School </li></ul><ul><li>Cotaco School </li></ul><ul><li>Creekside Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Crestline Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Crossville High School </li></ul><ul><li>Cullman Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Danville Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Danville-Neel School </li></ul><ul><li>Davis Hills Middle </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>East Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>East Limestone School </li></ul><ul><li>Eastwood Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Edward White Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Endeavor Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Eva School </li></ul><ul><li>Evans Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>F.E. Burleson Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Falkville Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Falkville High School </li></ul><ul><li>Farley Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Rock School </li></ul><ul><li>Fort Payne Middle </li></ul><ul><li>Grassy Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Guntersville Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Hampton Cove Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Hazel Green High School </li></ul><ul><li>Heritage Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Horizon Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Horizon High School </li></ul><ul><li>Huntsville Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>J.E. Williams Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>J.E. Williams Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>J.O. Johnson High School </li></ul><ul><li>James L Cowart Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Jones Valley Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Julian Harris Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Julian Newman Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Lacey's Spring School </li></ul><ul><li>Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Liberty Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Madison Cross Roads School </li></ul><ul><li>Madison Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Meridianville Middle </li></ul><ul><li>Mill Creek Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Monrovia Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Monte Sano Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain Gap Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>New Century Tech High School </li></ul><ul><li>New Market School </li></ul><ul><li>Oak Park Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Owens Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Paint Rock Valley High </li></ul><ul><li>Pisgah High School </li></ul><ul><li>Priceville Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Priceville High School </li></ul><ul><li>Priceville Junior High </li></ul><ul><li>Rainbow Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Ridgecrest Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Riverton Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Riverton Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Scottsboro Jr High School </li></ul><ul><li>Somerville Road Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Sparkman Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Sparkman Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Sparkman Ninth Grade School </li></ul><ul><li>Stevenson Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Stone Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Terry Heights Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>The Academy for Academics and Arts </li></ul><ul><li>The Academy for Science and Foreign Language </li></ul><ul><li>Union Hill School </li></ul><ul><li>Walter Jackson Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>West Decatur Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>West Limestone High School </li></ul><ul><li>West Madison Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>West Morgan Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>West Morgan Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Westlawn Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Whitesburg Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Williams Avenue Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Woodmeade Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Woodville High School </li></ul><ul><li>That’s 105 schools. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 11 districts. </li></ul><ul><li>The ones shown previously were just from the UAH sponsored district. </li></ul>
  3. 3. AMSTI <ul><li>The Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) is the Alabama Department of Education’s initiative to improve math and science teaching statewide.  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mission <ul><li>Its mission is to provide  all  students in Grades K-12 with the knowledge and skills needed for success in the workforce and/or postsecondary studies . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Goal <ul><li>The goal of AMSTI is to provide well-trained teachers and the equipment, materials, and resources needed for hands-on, activity-based math and science education. With AMSTI’s support, students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in post-secondary studies and in the work force. </li></ul>
  6. 6. History <ul><li>2009: Superintendent recognizes need </li></ul><ul><li>students aren't being properly prepared for workforce </li></ul><ul><li>committee is formed </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>2000: Board of Education adopts recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>2001: Request for Proposals sent, but withdrawn due to lack of funding </li></ul><ul><li>2002-03: 2 grant proposals sent and refused for funding </li></ul><ul><li>2002: NASA gives a grant and UAH is chosen as the first host location. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>2002-03: Funding from US Dept of Education allows for more sites to be established </li></ul><ul><li>2005 Funding outlook bleak until Gov Riley proposes support in budget </li></ul><ul><li>Riley gets budget award of 15 million for AMSTI in the 2006 fiscal year </li></ul>
  9. 9. How to become an AMSTI school <ul><li>Receive a letter from the State Dept. of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Attend the regional AMSTI recruitment session </li></ul><ul><li>Submit an Application </li></ul><ul><li>Get Accepted </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Appoint Lead Teachers </li></ul>
  10. 10. What does AMSTI provide? <ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Equipment and Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media and Electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On-Site Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Specialists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Sites </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Benefits of becoming an AMSTI school <ul><li>It’s Free </li></ul><ul><li>Gives teachers access to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Growth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Helps students relate math and science to their everyday lives </li></ul>
  12. 12. Awards <ul><li>1 of 35 “Programs That Work” </li></ul><ul><li>2008 - The only state initiative at Science Generation summit </li></ul><ul><li>2009 – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Featured in four Education Week articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlighted at the National Conference of State Legislators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Featured in a Segment of the National Education Report </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2010 – 1 of 6 programs recognized by the Center for Excellence in Education </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resources <ul><li>www.amsti.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.alsde.edu </li></ul><ul><li>http://lhsfoss.org/newsletters/present/FOSS33.amsti.html </li></ul>

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