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Mathematics and Science Partnerships (Title II, Part B)

Authorized under Title II, Part B  Sections 2201-2203, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the Mathematics and Science Partnerships (MSP) program’s specific purposes are to improve the academic achievement of students in the areas of mathematics and science by encouraging State educational agencies, institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, elementary schools, and secondary schools to participate in programs that:

  • Improve and upgrade the status and stature of mathematics and science teaching by encouraging IHEs to improve mathematics and science teacher education;
  • Focus on the education of mathematics and science teachers as a career-long process;
  • Bring mathematics and science teachers together with scientists, mathematicians, and engineers to improve their teaching skills; and
  • Provide summer institutes and ongoing professional development for teachers to improve their knowledge and teaching skills.


Notice of Funds Availability for Mathematics and Science Partnership Competition:

Application Submission Date and Time

The Request for Applications (RFA) will be released, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 through OSSE’s Enterprise Grants Management System (EGMS). Applicants must use EGMS to submit applications. Emailed, mailed, or hand-delivered applications will not be accepted. Applicants will be required to obtain a user account with EGMS. The online system and training videos may be accessed by visiting http://grants.osse.dc.gov.  

The deadline for online application submission in EGMS is Friday, March 30, 2017 by 5 p.m. Applications received in EGMS on or after March 30, 2017 will not be forwarded to the review panel for consideration. Any additions or deletions to an application will not be accepted after the deadline.

Pre-Application Information Session

A pre-application webinar was held on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 from 1-3 p.m. All sessions covered the same content. If you were unable to attend, please see the posted webinar.

Explanations and Technical Assistance to Prospective Applicants

Applicants are encouraged to call or email questions to Maya Garcia at (202) 478-5939 or [email protected].

Required MSP Application Documentation

To access the online application, please use the Enterprise Grants Management System.

Annual Performance Reporting: Partnerships that are awarded MSP funding are required to submit an annual performance report.

For more informtion, visit our additional resources page.

Service Contact: 
Maya Garcia
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Contact Phone: 
(202) 478-5939
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Service Location: 

Education, Office of the State Superintendent of

GIS Address: 
810 1st Street NE