Milwaukee Urban Systemic Initiative (MUSI)
|Goal:The Urban Systemic Initiatives (USI) program supports comprehensive and systemic effort in large urban school systems to improve K-12 science and mathematics education. The goals are: |
|Description:The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) joined with NSF in 1996 as part of the third cohort of USI schools. MPS is eligible to receive up to $15 million over five years for improving K-12 science and mathematics education. The Milwaukee Urban Systemic Initiative (MUSI) includes three components: |
These courses focus on mathematics and science content, pedagogy, and national standards and connections to the MPS mathematics and science curricula. Each course provides in-depth and sustained professional development.
The CMSER assists with internal evaluation by conducting teacher surveys, school site visits, classroom observations, and interviews with teachers, students, principals, and Math/Science Resource Teachers. The CMSER also provides a link to teacher preparation programs.
|Milwaukee Public Schools (National Science Foundation) |
|Milwaukee Public Schools (Wisconsin Eisenhower Professional Development Program)|
|September 1997 - August 1998|