Center for Mathematics and Science Education

Who's Involved

Participants, Mentors, Directors

The structure of Project MATH is based on recommendations from organizations such as the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America. Funding has been made possible from the National Science Foundation and the Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education.

Students: Project MATH students are a mix of all kinds of Chico State students with a common interest in becoming the best secondary math teachers they can be.

Mentor Teachers: The mentor teachers are active middle and high school teachers who enjoy helping the next generation of math teachers learn about mathematics and the teaching of mathematics.

Current mentor teachers:

  • Shaina Dickerson, Oroville High School, Oroville, CA (Project MATH Alum)
  • Jonathan Mireles, Chico High School, Chico, CA (Project MATH Alum)
  • Robert Preston, Marsh Junior High, Chico, CA
  • Dan Sours, Retired from Chico High School, Chico, CA

University Faculty: The Director of Project MATH, Dr. Stephen Strand, is a mathematics educator committed to supporting students in becoming successful mathematics teachers.

Dr. Stephen Strand

Center of Mathematics and Science Education: The director and staff of CMSE support Project MATH, its faculty, and its students, enabling our community to thrive.