# MSTI Conference Presentations

A number of conference sessions have been organized to present information about California State University's Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI). Information about each of these sessions, including links to presentation files and handouts, is presented below:

**"Building Powerful Foundational-Level Mathematics Programs"**

**CMC-North Presentation - December 3, 2011**

## Presentations:

- Overview of Session, Speakers, and Survey - Carol Fry Bohlin (.ppt)
- Session Overview Handout (.doc)
- Results of Survey - Opinions of FLM Subject Authorization - Eric Hsu (.pdf)
- CSU East Bay FLM Program - Kathy Hann (.docx and .pptx)
- San Francisco State University: Measurable Student Learning Outcomes of Four-Course Sequence for Math Education Master's and FLM Candidates - Eric Hsu (.pdf)
- Sonoma State University: BA in Math with FLM plus Course Matrix (2 files) - Edie Mendez (.doc)

Session chairs Carol Fry Bohlin (left) and Eric Hsu (right) with fellow presenters (clockwise from left) Ivona Grzegorczyk, Edie Mendez, Edric Cane, and Kathy Hann at the Foundational-Level Mathematics Credential Program presentation at CMC-N 2011.

**"**Collaboration and Partnerships in Effective Science and Mathematics Teacher Initiatives"

## Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative (SMTI) National Conference: Cincinnati, Ohio, June 9, 2010

## Panel Presentations:

- "CSU Math and Science Teacher Initiative: The Fundamental Role of Collaboration and Partnerships" (Beverly Young) [CSU Fullerton partnerships handout]
- "Partnerships Across Time and Space" (Eric Hsu) [Handout 1, Handout 2]
- "Collaboration and Partnerships in Effective Science and Mathematics Teacher Initiatives at California State University, Fresno" (Carol Fry Bohlin)
- "Cal Poly Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education - Recruiting, Preparing, and Retaining High Quality Math and Science Teachers" (John Keller) [STAR: http://www.cesame.calpoly.edu/programs-star.html]

Left to right: John Keller (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo), Carol Fry Bohlin (CSU Fresno), Eric Hsu (San Francisco State), and Beverly Young (CSU Chancellor's Office)

**"Successful Approaches to Address a Statewide Mathematics Teacher Shortage: CSU's
Systemwide Initiative"**

**AMTE Presentation - January 30, 2010**

## Presentations:

- Session Handout (.pdf) and Session Overview (.ppt) (Carol Fry Bohlin)
- "Overview of the CSU Math and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI)" (Joan Bissell)
- "Meeting the Challenge of Increasing the Number of Fully-Credentialed Mathematics and Science Teachers" (Carol Fry Bohlin)
- "Crossing Boundaries: Bridging Communication Efforts Both Across our Campus and with Local Community Colleges and Businesses to Recruit and Prepare Math and Science Teachers" (Babette Benken)
- "Supporting Cohorts of Future Teachers: Year Three" (Eric Hsu)
- "Turning Them on to Teaching Through Tutoring - Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How" (Rafaela Santa Cruz)
- "The Phases of Foundational-Level Mathematics Credential at CSU Stanislaus" (Viji Sundar)
- "Recruiting More (and More Diverse) Teachers of Mathematics" (Mark Ellis)

Speakers at MSTI session at AMTE Conference held in Irvine, CA on January 30, 2010

Left to right: Carol Fry Bohlin (CSU Fresno), Eric Hsu (San Francisco State), Rafaela
Santa Cruz (San Diego State), Viji Sundar (CSU Stanislaus), Mark Ellis (CSU Fullerton),
Joan Bissell (CSU Chancellor's Office), and Babette Benken (CSU Long Beach)

**"Strategies for Preparing Middle School Mathematics Teachers"**

**CMC-North Presentation - December 5, 2009**

## Presentations:

- Session Handout/Overview (Carol Fry Bohlin)
- "Overview of the CSU Math and Science Teacher Initiative" (Joan Bissell)
- "The Phases of Foundational Level Mathematics Credential at CSU Stanislaus" (Viji Sundar and Tara Ribeiro)
- "A Mathematics Course for Prospective Teachers Whose Background is Limited to Precalculus" by Gary Shannon and Deidre Sessoms
- "A New Teaching Methods Course and Proposed Mathematics Education Minor for Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teachers" (Carol Fry Bohlin, Lance Burger, and Karen Arth)
- "Changing the Culture within the College of Natural Sciences: Promoting Teaching" (Bill Fisher)

Left to right: Carol Fry Bohlin, Karen Arth, and Lance Burger (CSU Fresno), Joan Bissell (CSU Chancellor's Office), Tara Ribeiro and Viji Sundar (CSU Stanislaus), Gary Shannon and Deidre Sessoms (CSU Sacramento), and Bill Fisher (CSU Chico)

**"Recruiting and Preparing Middle School Mathematics Teachers"**

**CMC-South Presentation - November 7, 2009**

## Presentations:

- Session Handout/Overview (Carol Fry Bohlin)
- "Overview of the CSU Math and Science Teacher Initiative" (Joan Bissell)
- "CSET Content Review Institutes" (Davida Fischman)
- 'Taught in the Middle': Meeting the State's Growing Need for Grades 6-8 Math Teachers" (Carol Fry Bohlin)
- "Using Specialized Content Courses to Facilitate Pathways for Teaching Mathematics in the Middle School" (Babette Benken)
- "Recruiting & Preparing More (and More Diverse) Middle School Math Teachers" (Mark Ellis)
- "Middle and High School Tutoring as a Recruitment and Pipeline Strategy" (Rafaela Santa Cruz)

Left to right: Rafaela Santa Cruz (San Diego State), Carol Fry Bohlin (CSU Fresno), Babette Benken (CSU Long Beach), Joan Bissell (CSU Chancellor's Office), Davida Fischman (CSU San Bernardino), and Mark Ellis (CSU Fullerton)

**"Ideas to Address the Mathematics Teacher Shortage--CSU's MSTI"**

**CMC-North Presentation - December 6, 2008**

## Speaker Handouts:

- Session Handout/Overview (Carol Fry Bohlin)
- MSTI Overview (Joan Bissell)
- Teach Math and Science Flyer (Carol FryBohlin)
- ChemTeach Information (Carol FryBohlin)
- MSTI Toolkit (Mark Ellis)
- Promoting Teaching (Bill Fisher)
- Strategies to Support Cohorts of Future Math & Science Teachers (Eric Hsu)
- CSU East Bay-Bachelor's Plus and ELM Programs (Kate Reed)
- MSTI Scholarships (Viji Sundar)
- HiMAP (Viji Sundar)

Speakers at MSTI session at CMC-N conference held at Asilomar (Pacific Grove, CA)
on December 6, 2008

Left to right: Carol Fry Bohlin (CSU Fresno), Kate Reed (CSU East Bay), Joan Bissell
(CSU Chancellor's Office), Eric Hsu (San Francisco State), Bill Fisher (Chico State),
and Mark Ellis (CSU Fullerton)

**"In Search of....More Math Teachers! The CSU's MSTI Leads the Way"**

**CMC-South Presentation - November 6, 2008**

Speakers at MSTI session at CMC-S conference in Palm Springs, CA on November 8, 2008

Left to right: Mark Ellis (CSU Fullerton), Joan Bissell (CSU Chancellor's Office),
Rafaela Santa Cruz (San Diego State), Kate Reed (CSU East Bay), and Carol Fry Bohlin
(CSU Fresno)