UL Lafayette currently holds roughly $3 million in competitive, research-based funding from the National Science Foundation to improve K-12 STEM education. The Louisiana Mathematics Master’s in the Middle (LaM3) Project is geared toward Master Teachers teaching mathematics in the middle school. The Strengthening Teacher Education through Mathematics & Science Teaching Scholars (STEMS2) in Louisiana project aims to offer teacher certification (through a minor or double major) to talented STEM majors.

Projects discussed above are funded by the National Science Foundation, Awards #1240054 and 1439900. “Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.”