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MSAC (Math and Science Advisory Council)

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Purpose

Per Senate Bill 552 passed during the 2007 legislative session, “The Math and Science Education Act” was passed. The Act created in statute [22-15E-1 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 post-secondary educational institutions with expertise in Mathematics or Science education;
  • Four members from the private sector, including the national laboratories, museums and science-and-engineering-based 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 need


The Math and Science Bureau at the New Mexico Public Education Department has released a memo, seeking new Math and Science Advisory Council members.
If you are interested in applying, please submit the following:

  • Membership Application Form
  • Authorization Form
  • Letter of Interest (addressed to Secretary-Designate of Education, Ryan Stewart, EL.L.D.) addressing your reasons for applying to serve as a council member and describing the unique contribution or skills you can offer to the council)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (including participation in relevant, professional associations)

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis and will be kept on file for one year. Please mail these documents to the address below:

Yanira Vazquez
New Mexico Public Education Department
Math and Science Bureau
300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501

For further clarification, please contact Yanira Vazquez at (505) 827–6555.


MSAC Annual Reports

Math and Science Advisory Council 2019: Annual Report (Coming Soon)

Math and Science Advisory Council 2018: Annual Report (PDF)

Math and Science Advisory Council 2017: Annual Report (PDF)¦Cover Letter (PDF)

Math and Science Advisory Council 2016: Annual Report (PDF)

Math and Science Advisory Council 2015: Annual Report (PDF)¦Strategic Framework (PDF)

Math and Science Advisory Council 2014: Annual Report (PDF)¦Cover Letter (PDF)

Math and Science Advisory Council 2013: Annual Report (PDF)¦Cover Letter (PDF)

Math and Science Advisory Council 2012: Annual Report (PDF)¦Cover Letter (PDF)


MSAC Meeting Dates
Meeting Documents
Monday, October 7, 2019 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes
Monday, September 9, 2019 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes
Friday, August 23, 2019 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes
Friday, May 17, 2019 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes
Thursday, February 7, 2019 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Monday, October 22, 2018 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Friday, August 24, 2018 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Friday, February 23, 2018 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Friday, October 13, 2017 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Friday, December 9, 2016 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Friday, September 30, 2016 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Thursday, March 3, 2016 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
Friday, January 15, 2016 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
November 5, 2015 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
September 10, 2015 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
May 12, 2015 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
March 19, 2015 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
February 6, 2015 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
November 6, 2014 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
July 31, 2014 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
March 6, 2014 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
January 9, 2014 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
November 12, 2013 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
October 1, 2013 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
September 6, 2013 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Agenda (PDF) | Minutes (PDF)
August 1, 2013 – Math and Science Advisory Council Meeting (MSAC) Minutes (PDF)

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