Center for Mathematics and Science Education

The Center for Mathematics and Science Education was established on the CSU, Chico campus in 1993.  We are a nonprofit organization serving as a regionwide liaison between the University, colleges, K-12 schools, and the business community in the areas of mathematics and science education.

The center's mission is to strengthen K-14 teaching practices in mathematics and science by: 

Helping undergraduates enter the teaching profession as competent and confident facilitators of math and science content knowledge (Preservice)

Providing professional development for practicing teachers (Inservice)

Supporting K-12 outreach activities of the College of Natural Sciences (Outreach)

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Project M.A.T.H. (Mathematics And Teaching on the Horizon) students obtain a BS in mathematics with an option in mathematics education. The purpose of the program is to enhance the entire undergraduate experience, starting in the freshman year, and to produce the best teaching candidates possible. Read More