Since 1983, the Bay Area Mathematics Project (BAMP) has offered inspiring professional learning opportunities for K-12 mathematics teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Sonoma, Solano, and Napa counties. Specializing in support for Common Core implementation and preparation for the new Smarter Balanced assessments, BAMP has a particular focus on equity and supporting English learners. As one of the 19 California Mathematics Project (CMP) sites supported by the State of California and administered by the University of California Office of the President. BAMP increasingly draws strength from increased collaboration with county offices and other CMP sites around the state.
BAMP professional learning opportunities include:
- One week summer institutes focusing on a particular math topic and including information on effective classroom implementation.
- Themed Saturday seminars in collaboration with the Bay Area Science Project and the Bay Area Writing Project
- Common Core Seminar presentations on Saturday Mornings in collaboration with the Alameda Contra Costa Council of Mathematics Educators (AC3ME)
- Contract work with public, private, and parochial schools and districts
- Site-based, customized professional development and coaching for teachers of mathematics
- Technical assistance for teachers, schools, and districts
For more information, contact Lew Douglas, Co-Director BAMP
Current Professional Development Opportunities
Saturday Seminar Series 2013-14
We will be offering three Saturday Seminars for the 2013-14 academic year. These are high-quality, free, PD on Saturdays with focuses on mathematics, science, and writing.
Core Seminar Series 2013-14
Three Core Seminars will be offered at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in collaboration with the Alameda Contra Costa Council of Mathematics Educators (AC3ME). AC3ME hosts a meetup website to sign up for information about these events as well as others. Most AC3ME events are free.