Welcome to the Math and Science Education Center

 Announcement:  If your school or science class would like to have a supply of Madagascar hissing cockroaches, please contact Mrs. Vickey Isaacs at isaacsve@appstate.edu or call 828/262-3185.  We have an over abundant supply and would be happy to share with your school.

Region 7 Science Fair

The regional science fair was held Tuesday, December 15, 2015 in the New College of Education Building.    

Photos from the December 15, 2015 Science Fair

North Carolina Science Festival

NC Science FestivalAppalachian State University was a major participant in the North Carolina Science Festival that began in 2010 during September 11-26. The Festival was moved to spring to better accommadate schedules and the fifth annual Festival was held April 10-26, 2015.  The next Science Festival will be held April 8-24, 2016 and  STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Expo day will be held April 20, 2016 in Holmes Convacation Center with associated events in various locations on the ASU campus. 

 For more information about ASU science activities during the Festival, visit  



 Fall and Spring Seminars


University Forum

The mission of the University Forum Committee is to bring distinguished speakers to the campus of Appalachian State University for the purpose of enlightening and educating the university community about issues of interest. The goal of an active and engaging speaker series should be to promote the exchange of ideas through the process of civil discourse. Learn more at:

Mathematics Education Leadership Training  (MELT)  Mathematics Education Leadership Training (MELT)

STEM at Appalachian State University www.stem.appstate.edu

Keep in Touch

If you would like to join the MSEC email listserv to be notified of up-coming Seminars and workshops please send your email address and which list serve(s) you wish to join to Mrs. Vickey Isaacs at isaacsve@appstate.edu.  The three list serves are: Elementary, Middle and High School.


Garden - Based Sustainability Education Professional Development