A partnership of Copper Country & Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School Districts and Michigan Technological University. Serving schools and communities in Houghton, Baraga, Gogebic, Ontonagon and Keweenaw Counties The Western UP Center is a member of the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network. These centers provide leadership, curriculum support, professional development, and student services to educators in local school districts. The centers also serve as a resource clearinghouse for educational materials and information, and work to foster community involvement in the areas of math and science. Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network supports the delivery of high quality mathematics and science education for the students of Michigan.
The Western UP Center
offers a wide variety of programs focused on enhancing the teaching
and learning of science and mathematics in the 19 school districts
of Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, Gogebic and Ontonagon counties
of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Western UP Center is a member
of Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network whose primary
goal is to build an educated workforce by providing quality
student, teacher and community programming to improve K-12 science
and mathematics education throughout the state.
teacher professional development programs help teachers to
implement state and national standards and to actively engage
their students in learning. In addition, Center staff provide
support to schools districts as they align their curriculum
to state curriculum standards.
of student and community programs stimulate learning in the
classroom, apply learning to real world challenges, and involve
students in their communities. The Center also provides a
resource clearinghouse of standards-based science and mathematics
curricula and equipment that teachers may check out. Center
programs are funded with grants from Section 99 of the School
Aid Act and the Wege Foundation, in addition to special project
Loret Roberts, firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics
and Environmental Education
809 Hecla St.
Hancock, MI 49930
Tel: (906) 482-0331
Fax: (906) 482-1931
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K-12 Education & Outreach Program Coordinator,
Lloyd Wescoat, firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Program Assistant
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Outdoor Science Investigations Field Trip Coordinator
Michigan Technological University
105 Dillman Hall
1400 Townsend Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Tel: (906) 487-3341
Fax: (906) 487-1620
Western UP Center offers a wide variety of K-12 outreach
programs in science, mathematics and environmental education
to improve K-12 science and mathematics education throughout
the state of Michigan.
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