MSP-RAMP for Teachers


    Saint Francis University and Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 have partnered to conduct MSP-RAMP (Reflection and Application of Mathematical Practice), which provides professional development for approximately 40 teachers in school districts within IU8's region. This is a professional development grant opportunity and our target group is secondary math teachers.  Our project goals are to deepen the knowledge of mathematics content and effective instructional pedagogies while establishing a learning community of educators.  

     Follow Up Professional Development Dates:


    • October 7, 2015
    • November 18, 2015
    • March 23, 2016
    • Make-Up Date:  April 6, 2016
    Follow up participating teacher professional development dates will be held in the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art on the campus of Saint Francis University from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.


     Interested in Participating?

    If you are a secondary mathematics teacher or a school administrator within the Intermediate Unit 8 region and are interested in participating in the MSP-RAMP program please contact Amanda Winfield, MSP-Project Director at or by calling 814-940-0223.

  • MPS Seeds Summer 2014

    The professional development activities will kick off with the Summer Institute which will take place July 14-18 and July 21-25, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day.  The Summer Institute will take place in the Science Center with the main location being Classroom 024.