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 [2215E1 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 postsecondary educational institutions with expertise in Mathematics or Science education;
 Four members from the private sector, including the national laboratories, museums and scienceandengineeringbased 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 
Friday, October 13, 2017  Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) 
Agenda  Minutes 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) 
Agenda  Minutes 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017  Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) 
Agenda  Minutes 
Wednesday, January 18, 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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