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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.