The Martinson Center for Mathematics and Science's (MCMS) mission is to improve the quality of mathematics and science teaching in public and private schools in the Tidewater region by promoting the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and habits of mind necessary for student literacy in math and science. Therefore, MCMS is committed to:
- helping teachers acquire content knowledge and strategies for use in the classroom to develop students' critical and creative thinking, and problem solving.
- helping teachers and students use their intelligence and gifts for the common good.
- serving and supporting schools and school divisions in the area of math and science.
- supporting the individual needs of students, teachers, and the community.