ERIC Number: ED365531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Mathematics-Based Intervention Projects. Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement (SUMMA).
Mathematical Association of America, Washington, DC.
The magnitude of the underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans in mathematics-dependent fields is well known. This directory, organized by the Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement (SUMMA) Consortium, is a reference for students, faculty, and others to learn about extra-curricular mathematics-based intervention projects. Sixty-seven projects, supported by foundations, industry, universities, agencies, organizations, and individuals, are listed in two sections: pre-college projects sponsored by colleges and universities, and pre-college projects conducted by organizations. Each entry on the list provides the following information: sponsor; project type; recruitment area; total number and grade level of students; total staff; project dates; cost and financial assistance information; and a description of the program. The SUMMA Program focuses on seven areas of activity: (1) developing the consortium; (2) establishing mathematics-based intervention projects; (3) attracting minorities into teaching at all levels; (4) establishing mainstreaming projects for minority students on majority campuses; (5) mentoring minority students in mathematics; (6) creating an archival record of minority PhDs in mathematics and mathematics education; and (7) developing an organization for mathematics departments at minority institutions. (MDH)
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Black Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Extracurricular Activities, Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Education, Minority Group Children, Program Descriptions, Summer Programs
Mathematical Association of America, 1529 Eighteenth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mathematical Association of America, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: African Americans; Intervention Education; SUMMA Consortium