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#### Other Professional Development Opportunities

**U.S. Department of Education’s Mathematics and Science Partnerships (MSP) program:**

http://www.ed-msp.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=76&Itemid=37

**State MSP Programs:**

http://www.ed-msp.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77&Itemid=37

**Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program:**

https://ed.gov/programs/teacherqual/index.html

#### Assessment Information

From these links you can obtain assessment information from SAT-9 to high school performance on college entry mathematics tests.

- California High School Exit Exam

The California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE), formerly a graduation requirement for students in California public schools, was suspended effective January 1, 2016. - CSU Entry Level Math Test (ELM)

This is the home page for the California State University's entry level math test. Find out who must take the test and when the test will be administered. - Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project

The MDTP tests are available free to teachers. They can provide help to determine a students readiness for courses from algebra to calculus. - SAT home page

The is the home page for the SAT college entrance tests. Register online and find sample tests at this site. - STAR Program/SAT-9

The Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program ended on July 1, 2013. - CAASPP System

The program that replaced STAR in 2013.

Professional Mathematics Organizations

Here are the main professional mathematics organizations for teachers at the state and national levels.

- California Mathematics Council

This is the homepage for the statewide affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. - California Mathematics Project

This is the home page of the statewide California Mathematics Project. Here there are links to all of the existing regional sites of the California Mathematics Project. - California Subject Matter Projects

The California Subject Matter Projects sponsor many conferences and programs for teachers. Come see the extensive list at this site. Online registration is available. - Chico Mathematics Project

The Chico Mathematics Project, located in northern California, offers many opportunities for teacher growth and continuing education. Come see the exciting new offerings! - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

From this site, educators can access professional readings in mathematics as well as information about regional and national conferences.

#### State Agencies

This site lists the Mathematics Content Standards as well as ways to contact state agencies.

- California Department of Education

This is the home page of the California Department of Education. From here you can link to statewide assessment, educational news, grants, and legislation. - California Education Legislation

Find the latest educational legislation and the status of bills in both the California Senate and Assembly. - California Math Content Standards

This site lists the math content standards by grade level. - California State Board of Education

This is the home page for the state school board. Content standards grades k-12, assessment, and adopted texts are linked from here.