News & Articles

    • 27
    • Jun

PIMSER Moves to EKU on July 1, 2017

On July 1, 2017, the Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform will join Eastern Kentucky University.  We are excited for this new opportunity to work with EKU's faculty preparing pre-service teachers and strengthening our relationships with teachers in Appalachia.  In short, PIMSER is simply transitioning to a new university home - the services you have come to know...
    • 17
    • Jan
The Healthy Flea Market Authors: Dr. Robin Cooper (UK Biology), Kim Zeidler-Watters (Director), Diane Johnson (PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner), and Jennifer Wilson (Pulaski County High School partner) Connected Science Learning is a journal that highlights STEM education experiences that bridge the gap between in-school and out-of-school settings. The online journal features downloadable articles about highly effective programs and...
    • 24
    • Mar
The 2015–16 Academies for Effective Mathematics Teaching came to a close in March, ending the first year of a new PIMSER initiative to further improve math teaching and learning in Kentucky.  Teachers from eleven districts met five times during the academic year to not only learn new strategies and resources for bettering their content knowledge and teaching skills, but also...
    • 03
    • Feb

Dr. Samuel Robinson Award

At its meeting in Frankfort today, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the annual Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to co-winners – the Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) at the University of Kentucky and the Playhouse in the Park/Murray Calloway County Community Theater. The University of Kentucky Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education...
    • 17
    • Nov
LEXINGTON –  The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Diane Johnson received the Sherry Fox Distinguished Service Award in the field of science education at the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s annual conference in Lexington Nov. 5-7. Johnson is the Assistant Director of Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER), where she works with a range of partners, including...