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Institute for Math and Science Education

- University of Arkansas - Fort Smith  -  Echols Building -

- 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith, AR -   479-788-7244 -

- Located directly beside the Stubblefield Center -


The goal of IMSE is to assist preschool through college math and science teachers in meeting the needs of their students through professional development workshops, model lessons, and hands-on training. For more information on upcoming scheduled workshops, please slect the link below or contact one of our specialists.

2014 IMSE  Calendar of Events


Dr. Darlynn Cast, IMSE Director
Phone: 479-788-7257     Fax: 479-424-6257


 Angie Jennings, Math Specialist
Phone: 479-788-7790     Fax: 479-424-6790


Stephen Brodie, Science Specialist
Phone: 479-788-7248     Fax: 479-424-6248 


The Institute for Math and Science Education (IMSE) is housed in the Echols Building on the UAFS campus.

IMSE maintains a Resource Room of teaching materials, as well as a Library of professional journals and curricular books, all for teacher use and check out. Please select the link below for viewing the items available for loan.

Resource Room and Library             

Our Math and Science Specialist provide professional development  in math, science, and technology content for Arkansas  pre-service and certified teachers, as well as technology trainings for the UAFS faculty. This assistance  is provided to individual teachers within their own classrooms, large-scale school faculty trainings, and multi-district trainings  in the Institute's campus classrooms. 


The service area of the Institute include over twenty of the Arkansas River Valley area school districts, including Alma, Booneville, Charleston, Cedarville, Clarksville, County Line, Fort Smith, Greenwood, Hackett, Hartford, Lamar, Lavaca, Magazine, Mansfield, Mountainburg, Mulberry, Mena, Ozark, Paris, Scranton, Van Buren, Waldron, and Westside.


Due to the close proximity to Oklahoma, the Institute also provides its services to many of the local Oklahoma school districts. These include Arkoma, Bokoshe, Cameron, Fanshawe, Gans, Heavener, Hodgens, Howe, Leflore, Monroe, Muldrow, Panama, Pocola, Poteau, Roland, Sallisaw, Sallisaw Central, Shady Point, Spiro, Stilwell, Talihina, Vian, Whitesboro, and Wister.


For more information on IMSE resources, please contact our Staff.