Quality Science and Math Grant

QSM Grant Program

The Quality Science and Mathematics (QSM) Grant Program awards grants up to $2,000 to Louisiana PK-12 public school teachers for purchasing non-consumable materials and equipment for standards-based, effective, innovative, and high-quality mathematics, science and STEM course instruction.

Qualifying applicants demonstrate how grant materials would enhance the quality of instruction for traditional students enrolled in mathematics, science or STEM classes during the normal school day. Neither Special Education, which includes Gifted & Talented, nor after school programs are eligible. 

The QSM Program is state funded and was established by R.S. 17:374 of the Louisiana Legislature in the summer of 1992. QSM Council Members include representatives from several educational organizations in Louisiana as identified in the legislation. A reporting unit of the QSM Council, the LSU Gordon A. Cain Center for STEM Literacy administers this program.

Current Grant Recipients

Teacher Name School Name
Bobbie Jo McManus Alexandria Middle Magnet School
Tory Williams Baker Middle School
Jennifer Bonds Belle Chasse Middle School
Brittney King Bolton High School
Sarah Lester Bolton High School
Julie Malone  Bossier Parish School for Technology and Innovative Learning 
Charles Scarbrough Broadmoor Senior High School
Trudy Aguillard Brusly Elementary School
Nathan Schwab C.E. Byrd High School
Stephen Goebel Caddo Parish Magnet High School
Amanda Shavers Captain Shreve High School
Courtney Norton Captain Shreve High School
Henri Loridans Captain Shreve High School
Jennifer Woodard Central Intermediate School
Ruby Stevens Central Intermediate School
Emily Logan Curtis Elementary School
Lea Nelson Curtis Elementary School
Daniel Eiland Denham Springs High School
Danny Thomasson Denham Springs High School
Lynda Delo Donnie Bickham Middle School
Paula Anweiler Dr. John Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy
Eman Abdelgelil Dutchtown High School
Elizabeth Corbitt East Iberville Elementary/High School
Melissa Shuhart Fifth Ward Elementary School
Jessica Parker Franklin Parish High School
Erik Willie French Settlement High School
Ashley DeBose GEO Prep Academy of Greater Baton Rouge
Hannah Doss Glen View Elementary School
Julius White Good Hope Middle School
Angela Caziere Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy
Tierrani Jackson Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy
Jodie Thompson Grolee Elementary School
Cecelia Gillam Hahnville High School
Bianca Comeaux Harry S Truman School
Kathryn Pease Haughton High School
Lova Moreno  Henry Heights Elementary School
Karlee Dahlquist Trahan   Johnston Hopkins Elementary School
Kenneth Wright III  Johnston Hopkins Elementary School
Kenyata Fountain  Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School
Tracey Zelden Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy
Carley Chaumont Kinder Elementary School
Raj Tutika Linwood Charter School
Catherine Rosenfeld LSU University Lab School
Dianne Moran LSU University Lab School
Katie Boyd LSU University Lab School
Trisha Fos LSU University Lab School
Deb McElgin Magnolia Woods Elementary School
Lauren Rath Mayfair Laboratory School
Haynes Mandino Minden High School
Joseph Odom Natchitoches Central High School
Elizabeth Smith Neville High School
Alyssa Riordan Neville Junior High School
Tamara Clark Neville Junior High School
Gina Brinser New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School
Xavier Frost New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School
Jennifer Bollich North Iberville High School/ Iberville STEM Academy
Karen Parrino North Live Oak Elementary School
Ashley Krieger Northshore High School
Karen Knecht Northwestern Elementary School
Jason Stark Opelousas Senior High School
Courtney Holden Park Forest Middle School
Mary Coldwell Parkview Elementary School
Loren Klein Paul Breaux Middle School
Michelle Perkins Griffin Pierre A. Capdau Charter School
Misty Landry Pierre Part Elementary School
Michele Woods Pine Ridge
Erika Clancy Pineville High School
Rebecka Rocquin Ponchatoula High School
Garrett Nyegaard Quitman High School
Stacey Simmons Riverside Elementary School
Stacey Tolar Roseland Montessori
Mary Johnson S.J. Welsh Middle School
Nicholas Gallimore Scott Middle School
Elizabeth Wrzesinski Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
MaQueta Pipkin Southwood High School
Lakesha Wicker St. Helena Arts and Technology Academy
Karin Crosby St. Tammany Junior High School
Lainey Hodge Sterlington High School
Lynne Anders Sterlington High School
Jana Hinderberger Sun City Elementary School
Deborah Wesley University View Academy
Pauline Burnsed Vernon Middle School
Leta Lee Virtual Academy of Lafourche
Sandra Collins  Virtual Academy of Lafourche
Sarah StCyr W.W. Lewis Middle School
Jessica Wagner Walker High School
Kimberly Key West Ouachita High School
William Coker West Ouachita High School
Virginia Koonce West Ridge Middle School
Kyle Melancon Zachary High School

QSM Grant Administrator

Ali Wolfe
LSU Gordon A. Cain Center
222 Prescott Hall
1+ 225 578 0778

Application Portal

Use the portal for the applicable fiscal year to apply for a grant, accept an award, and submit your expense and implementation reports.



Application Process Overview

Pre-Award Phase

 Award Phase

Post-Award Phase