The Wayne County Mathematics and Science Center at Wayne RESA supports and expands the mathematics information network system through Wayne County. The Center, through the leadership of the Michigan Department of Education, has developed a systemic plan to implement curriculum, instructional and assessment needs. The Center takes the lead to increase leadership and participation in state and local initiatives and mathematics professional organizations.
State leadership positions were held by Center staff. These included: President of the Michigan Science Education Leadership Association (MSELA) and State Coordinator for the Michigan Science Matters Network. This national network connects teachers throughout Michigan, both in communication and leadership. The Center's Science Consultant hosts weekly podcasts dealing with issues in Michigan science, coordinates the eBlasts and hosts quarterly meetings for Wayne County Science Leaders. Additional positions include the Treasurer of Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA), Membership on the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Curriculum Council, Membership Chairperson for the Metropolitan Detroit Science Teachers Association, Detroit Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics (DACTM) Board Member, and Treasurer of the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network and member of the Professional Standards Commission for Teachers (PSCT) who advised the Michigan State Board of Education and writing member of the new science M-STEP test.