Welcome to the SMTC!
The Central Michigan Science, Mathematics, Technology Center (SMTC) serves the students, teachers, and administrators of the Gratiot-Isabella RESD and the Clare-Gladwin RESD.
The SMTC provides outreach services to 14 school districts, 17 private
schools, and three charter schools in this four-county rural area. The
SMTC is housed at Central Michigan University (CMU)
and since its establishment in 1985, the Center has also served the
students and faculty of Central Michigan University's Colleges of
Education and Human Services and Science and Technology.
The mission of the Central Michigan Science, Mathematics, Technology Center is to promote continuous,
long-term improvement in K-12 education in Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, and
Isabella counties. The SMTC staff strive toward the state and national
goals for mathematics, science, and technology education by providing
leadership, quality professional development, accelerated and enrichment
opportunities for students, meaningful curriculum improvement, and
resources to meet the needs of the students, teachers, parents, and
general public in our service region. Strong partnerships with the
regions intermediate school districts, and the University help achieve