K-12 Outreach

Mission

The K-12 Outreach program at Purdue University is part of the Purdue College of Science's effort to increase interest and achievement in mathematics and science at all pre-college levels in Indiana.  The mission of the Department of Statistics K-12 Outreach is to:

  • Promote involvement in mathematics and science among Indiana high school students.

  • Collaborate with Indiana's teachers to improve the teaching and learning of K-12 mathematics and science.

  • Increase the recruitment and retention rates of all students in the Department of Statistics and the College of Science at Purdue.

In our commitment to this mission, the Department of Statistics K-12 Outreach seeks to:

Students participating in an outreach event
  • Increase student interest and involvement in mathematics and science activities.

  • Demonstrate how the use of technology and hands-on activities can enhance instruction and learning.

  • Enlighten K-12 teachers about variations in instructional strategies, problem-solving learning environments, and effective instructional materials.

  • Develop inter-disciplinary activities to mutually benefit mathematics and science education.

The Department of Statistics K-12 Outreach is willing to offer professional development for mathematics educators in a variety of areas.  If you would like any assistance please contact:

Purdue Science K-12 Outreach
765-494-1729
scienceoutreach@purdue.edu

Additional K-12 Outreach services are offered by the Department of Statistics graduate student volunteer organization, STATCOM P-12 Outreach. Please visit their webpage to learn more about their services.