UAB’s Alabama Math Science & Technology Initiative (AMSTI)

In 2006, AMSTI-UAB became the eleventh AMSTI site to begin servicing Alabama’s students in math and science under the Alabama Department of Education. With Principal Investigator Dr. Michael Wyss and founding director Karen Wood, the first Summer Institute was held in July 2007. During this first Summer Institute AMSTI-UAB trained approximately 300 teachers from 10 public schools in our in-service region, Region 5. Since this first Summer Institute AMSTI-UAB as continued to train and service area teachers every year. AMSTI-UAB’s education in-service region consists of 8 school districts; Bessemer City, Birmingham City, Fairfield City, Jefferson County, Leeds City, Midfield City, Tarrant City, and Trussville City.