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.

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 the spring to better accomodate schedules and the fourth annual Festival was held March 28 - April 13, 2014.  The next Science Festival will be held April 10-26, 2015.

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



 NC Science & Engineering Fair Summer 2014 Workshop


The Reich College of Education is again hosting the Region 7 Science Fair.  The Fair will be on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in the new College of Education Building at ASU.  The counties in Region 7 are Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Davie, Iredell, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yadkin.  The registration fee is $10.00 per entry.  Mr. Coleman Bailey, colemanbailey@averyschools.net, is chairing the 2014-2015 Northwest Regional Science Fair.  Online registration will be available sometime after mid-October at http://ncsefreg7.sfiab.com


Fall 2013 / Spring 2014 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)

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.