Rural Math Excel Partnership Resources

RMEP Newsletters

RMEP dissemination activities include an annual newsletter highlighting program activities, webinars, and blog submissions: 

RMEP Advisory Leadership Team

The RMEP Advisory LeadershipTeam was formed to advise RMEP staff on solving  issues and to facilitate project implementation. The RMEP Advisory Leadership Team hold a dinner meeting to discuss roles of the membership and the overall project.

RMEP Documents and Reports

Created by the i3 Community of Practice to share lesson learned and experiences related to working in rural districts across the United States.

The Math Learning Gap: Preparing STEM Technicians for the New Rural Economy

An article written by VASS, Inc. staff and published in the December 2016 issue of The Rural Educator journal explains how the RMEP i3 project used the DACUM process to identify math learning gaps of students. Four types of gaps were identified.  The Rural Educator is the official peer-reviewed journal of the National Rural Education Association (NREA). The full article is posted here with permission of the editor at Mississippi State University.    

Using Technology In Rural Communities to Increase Student Success in Mathematics

RMEP blog posted to U.S. Department of Education i3 website

RMEP Math Development Team Team

The RMEP Math Development Team pictured left to right: Todd Meinhard of Cumberland, Adam Reeves from Halifax, Elizabeth Toombs from Charlotte, Shena King from Prince Edward, Brittany Price from Martinsville and Jenny Whitaker from Henry. All are teachers of math classes at their respective high/middle schools.

View the Rural Math Excel Partnership video to learn more about this U.S. Department of Education Investing In Innovation (i3) development project, which is designed to increase rural student success in mathematics and interest in STEM-H career paths through a model of shared responsibility. The Rural Math Excel Partnership calls for teachers, parents, and community organizations to fulfill unique roles and responsibilities that support student success in mathematics. 

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