Building Capacity for System Reform in Mathematics and Science Education
A Focus on a Develop-the-Developer Model
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The Technical Assistance Academy for Mathematics and Science Services (TAAMSS) designed by The Eisenhower Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education at SERVE is featured in this chapter. The Academy’s goals are to build capacity for systemic reform in education and to scale-up the dissemination of exemplary science and mathematics materials. By focusing on a develop-the-developer model, the Academy addresses the ongoing professional development needs of staff developers in mathematics and science education.