New Mexico - Public Education Department

Math & Science Advisory Council (MSAC)

Per Senate Bill 552 passed during the 2007 legislative session, “The Math and Science Education Act” was passed.  The Act created in statute [22-15E-1 NMSA 1978] the Math and Science Bureau in the Public Education Department and a statewide Math and Science Advisory Council (MSAC). The MSAC is composed of twelve members and shall be appointed by the Secretary of Education for staggered terms of four years.  Using a statewide application process, the secretary shall appoint members from throughout the state to ensure representation of the state’s demographics, including geographic distribution, gender and ethnic diversity as follows:

  • Four members from public schools (2 Mathematics and Science teachers + a school district administrator with Math and Science Curricula experience);
  • Three members from public post-secondary educational institutions with expertise in Mathematics or Science education;
  • Four members from the private sector, including the national laboratories, museums and science-and-engineering-based businesses; and
  • One member who represents the New Mexico Partnership for Mathematics and Science Education.

The council shall meet quarterly. 

Background:
The purpose of the council is to advise the Math and Science Bureau:

  • make recommendations regarding the statewide strategic plan for improving mathematics and science education;
  • advise the bureau , the PED and the legislature regarding appropriations for math and science education, administration, resources and services, including programs for students and staff;

  • work with the bureau to determining the need for improvement in math and science achievement of public school students and make recommendations to the department on how to meet these needs

MSAC Annual Reports Documents
Math and Science Advisory Council 2016 Annual Report 2016 Annual Report
Math and Science Advisory Council 2015 Annual Report 2015 Annual Report
Strategic Framework Insert
Math and Science Advisory Council 2014 Annual Report 2014 Annual Report
Cover Letter
Math and Science Advisory Council 2013 Annual Report 2013 Annual Report
Cover Letter
Math and Science Advisory Council 2012 Annual Report 2012 Annual Report
Cover Letter
MSAC Meetings Documents
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
Friday, December 9, 2016 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
Friday, September 30, 2016 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC)Agenda | Minutes
Friday, January 15, 2016 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC)Agenda | Minutes
November 5, 2015 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC)Agenda | Minutes
September 10, 2015 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC)Agenda | Minutes
May 12, 2015 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC)Agenda | Minutes
March 19, 2015 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC)Agenda | Minutes
February 6, 2015 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC)Agenda | Minutes
November 6, 2014 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
July 31, 2014 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
March 6, 2014 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
January 9, 2014 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
November 12, 2013 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
October 1, 2013 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
September 6, 2013 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda | Minutes
August 29, 2013 - Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Minutes
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