Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP)
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About the institution
Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) is an award-winning mathematics education non-profit organization that has worked with educators, students, businesses, and industry to support and create learning environments where mathematics is used to investigate and model real issues in our world. COMAP’s educational philosophy centers on mathematical modeling: using mathematical tools to explore real-world problems. COMAP offers international mathematical modeling contests opportunities for students at the middle school, high school, and undergraduate levels to engage as teams to solve a real-world problem, present their solution, and earn recognition. COMAP provides technical assistance and professional development support to educators at all levels. COMAP partners with other organizations and participates in national and international conferences with the goal of encouraging educators to integrate applied mathematics and modeling into their classrooms.