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Berkshire Mathematics and Science Partnership (BMSP) Program 

BMSP program is focused on improving:

  • math and science content knowledge of middle school teacher
  • the integration of math, science and literacy curriculum standards in math and science instruction
  • student performance in math and science



2013 Course Offering
Expressions and Equations for Middle School Teachers.

  • The Course includes in class meetings and Professional Learning Community (PLC)
  • Course dates: May 30, 31; June 6, 7, 27, & 28. Professor Chris Thomas will instruct content based on the common core curriculum for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades
  • PLC time will occur throughout the school year to interact with other instructors on the development, implementation, and assessment of lessons.

More information is available here.

The partnership is composed of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Adams-Cheshire Regional School District, Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter School, North Adams Public Schools, and Pittsfield Public Schools

For more information please contact:

Dr. Chris Himes - Program Director

Dr. Nick Stroud - Program Coordinator

BMSP is funded through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Berkshire STEM Pipeline Network 

Berkshire STEM logo 

Department of Education 

Past Courses
Statistics and Physics of Heat for Middle School Teachers.
Here is the course Syllabus

Press Release announcing the grant award