Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.




Would you like to receive information about IMSA Fusion? We are happy to hear from you. Please contact: Brian Grublesky, Program Manager of Statewide Educator Initiatives Tel: 630-907-5860 Fax: 630-907-5893 Email:


About Fusion

IMSA Fusion is a teacher professional development and student STEM enrichment program for Illinois students who are talented, interested and motivated in mathematics and science. IMSA Fusion places a special emphasis on students who are historically underrepresented in those areas.  Fusion works with teachers and students in grades 4-8.

In brief, the program goals are:

Lake County Partner Sites

Mundelein Elementary S.D. 75

Mechanics Grove Elementary
1200 North Midlothian Road
Mundelein, IL 60060
Participation: (Grades 4-5) New for 2014-15

Carl Sandburg Middle School
855 West Hawley St.
Mundelein, IL 60060
Participation: (Grades 6-8) New for 2014-15

Current FUSION Partner School Annual Program Enrollment

Welcome back!  IMSA FUSION truly values your continued partnership.  Thank you for your dedication and commitment to this program.  Each year, partner schools need to review and complete the IMSA FUSION MoU and pay annual participation fees. Current partners need NOT re-apply for the program each year. However, schools that would like to add a second program in their school MUST apply for a new program.

Please note the following:

Partner Sites 2016-17

2016-2017 Fusion Participation List

AJ Katzenmaier Elementary
1829 Kennedy Drive
North Chicago, IL 60088
Participation:  Participation:  (Grade 4), (Grade 5) 2014-present

Balmoral Elementary School
1124 West New Monee Road
Crete, IL 60417
Participation:  (Grades 4-5)   2014- present

Barak Obama STEM School
401 Concord Drive
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Participation: (Grades 4-5) 2013-present, (Grades 6-8) 2014-present

Will County Partner Sites

Crete-Monee C.U.S.D. 201U

Coretta Scott King Magnet School
1009 Blackhawk Dr.
University Park, IL 60466
(Grades 4-5) school years 2007 - present

Crete-Monee Sixth Grade Center
760 W. Exchange
Crete, IL 60417
(Grades 6-8) school years 2008 to present


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