BEAM - Be A Mathematician

Project Overview

The purpose of the project is to increase the number of mathematically promising Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanic middle school students by providing a culturally responsive, accelerated, and enriched math program.  It is a multi-site project working with schools, mentors, students, and parents in Hawai’i, Arizona, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

Project Dates: October 2017 to September 2022

Funded by: US Department of Education, Gifted and Talented Education Program

Team

Hye-Jin Park

Hye-Jin Park

Principal Investigator
Gifted Education Specialist & Internal Evaluator

Kiriko Takahashi

Kiriko Takahashi

Co-Principal Investigator
Cultural & Education Specialist

Kendra Nip

Kendra Nip

Project Coordinator

Samantha Wee

Samantha Wee

Project Coordinator

Yoko Kitami

Yoko Kitami

Parent, Teacher, & Community Outreach Coordinator

Jerrik Feliciano

Jerrik Feliciano

Math Curriculum Specialist & Mentor Coordinator

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Max Malmud

Graduate Assistant

Megan Dabrowski

Megan Dabrowski

Graduate Assistant

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Jerica Manoa

Hawai’i Cultural Specialist

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Tingting Reid

Data Analyst

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