Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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IMSA President Featured in National and Regional Publications on STEM Education

IMSA President Dr. Max McGee is featured in publications by the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and The Council of State Governments focusing on IMSA and improving STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education throughout the Midwest.

IMSA President Dr. Max McGee works with a student in IMSA's Grainger Center for Imagination and Inquiry.

Dr. McGee's article IMSA for All:  A Teaching and Learning Laboratory is featured in the June 2009 issue (page 2) of Global Visions, a publication of the Global Awareness Network of the NAGC.  According to the newsletter, the mission of the Network is to "respond to the concerns of the gifted and talented about the future and the world they live in by giving them opportunities to grow in understanding of different cultures and global interdependence and by providing them with the tools and experience to participate in the shaping of their destinies." 

In addition, Dr. McGee is featured in the cover story of the July/August issue of Stateline Midwest, a publication of the Midwestern Office of The Council of State Governments, distributed to public officials throughout 11 Midwestern states.  The article, Experiment in Education:  States create special schools in hopes of putting students on path to careers in math, science features IMSA and several other schools in the Midwest which have launched STEM schools in an effort to improve math and science education and spur economic growth. 

 For more information contact brenda@imsa.edu.