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The Space Foundation’s STEM education outreach focuses on the ripple effect of influence that an exceptional educator can have on hundreds, or even thousands of students. One way we inspire educators is through our Teacher Liaison program, which began in 2004 to provide teachers with space-based training, resources, and support. Teacher Liaisons tend to be…

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Space Foundation is Teaching Hands-on STEM Activities to Educators in Maryland

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For the 13th summer, the Space Foundation is conducting teacher professional development for educators in Charles County (Md.) Public Schools. The week-long Space Across the Curriculum program is being held at the district’s James E. Richmond Science Center in Charles County and includes a public community night with featured speaker former NASA astronaut Duane “Digger”…

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Scholarships Fund Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development at Space Foundation Discovery Center

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Today, the Space Foundation’s annual week-long Space Across Curriculum educator professional development program started at its Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. The theme for the training is “Mission to Mars,” and is funded by two scholarships that cover participation by 26 teachers representing 16 U.S. states. The “Mission to Mars” program will provide the teachers…

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Space Foundation Returns to Tulsa for Space in the Community

The Space Foundation sent one of its education teams to Tulsa, Okla., this week to deliver a Space in the Community program, co-sponsored by Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance and Flight Night. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math, and is important in helping students prepare for careers of the future.

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Harris Corp. Sponsors Space Foundation Space in the Community Program for Brevard County Schools

For the second time this school year, Harris Corporation has funded a Space Foundation Space in the Community (SITC) program, reinforcing the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in preparing students for careers of the future. Harris funded a SITC program in Colorado Springs in November and this week concluded a similar program…

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Harris to Fund Space Foundation's Space in the Community

Harris Corporation has announced it will fund Space Foundation programs to further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies, helping to foster the next generation of space innovators. During the 2018-19 school year, Harris will fund the Space Foundation’s Space in the Community (SITC) program for the third consecutive year. The SITC program grants will…

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Help Girls Soar to the Stars

By supporting the work of the Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation you can help girls and young women acquire the STEM education and skills they will need to compete for 21st Century jobs. The Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that annually serves more than 46,000 students with in-person and virtual STEM education…

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Petit Family Foundation and Space Foundation to Host Free Girls STEM Experience in Hartford, Connecticut

Introducing young people to exciting career opportunities in STEM fields helps ignite their interest in studying those subjects in school

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Space Foundation Educator Visits Local School for Science Day

In ongoing efforts to inspire students in the STEAM fields (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics), the Space Foundation sent Space Education Specialist Slade Bradbury to visit local grade school, Jackson Elementary, for Science Day on Friday, Jan. 12. Throughout the day, students went from one class to another learning various science topics. The Space…

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New Exhibits for a New School Year

by Bryan DeBates, Space Foundation Vice President – Education Now that the new school year is underway, new changes are arriving at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs to make the experience even better for students and visitors. Two new exhibits have been unveiled, recently. A View from Space, an exhibit from the Oregon Museum…

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