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05/27/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 28, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has expanded its offerings of master’s degree programs through its partnership with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS).Four master’s degrees, tailored to educators who would like to pursue an advanced degree in a science-related field, are now being offered to elementary, middle, and high school teachers through...
05/13/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 13, 2009) -- The Space Foundation announced today two winners of the 2009 Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship: Jessica Kamalu, high school mathematics teacher at Ke Kula Kaiapuni ‘o Anuenue, Honolulu; and Rod Floro, sixth grade physical science teacher at Kamehameha Schools Middle School, Hawai’i Campus, Keaau.“For the first time since the inception of the Lucy Enos...
05/05/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 6, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has signed a contract with Omaha Public Schools (OPS) for delivery of two weeks of Space Discovery Institute programming, beginning June 1. This important new relationship has been made possible through grants to Omaha Public Schools by the Omaha-based Sherwood Foundation, by a NASA Nebraska Space Grant and EPSCoR, the Experimental...
04/23/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 23, 2009) -- The Space Foundation’s education outreach is taking its student PreK-2nd grade astronaut program to two Colorado schools on April 27, giving boys and girls an opportunity to meet former NASA astronaut and Colorado Springs resident Jim Reilly and to experience space science in action. The astronaut program will be presented at Preschool Partners, 9565...
03/16/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 16, 2009) -- The Space Foundation is now accepting applications for the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship. The Enos scholarship provides professional development opportunities for educators of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who work with pre-K - 12 students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry. It covers tuition, fees, travel expenses, and lodging for the...
02/01/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2009) -- The Space Foundation has named 29 outstanding educators as its 2009 Flight of Teacher Liaisons in recognition of their active promotion of space and science education in their classrooms and their communities.Drawn from 25 different schools in California, Colorado, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, and Texas, the new Teacher Liaisons will serve as advocates...
09/22/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 23, 2008) -- The Space Foundation is pleased to announce a significant space education opportunity in conjunction with Strategic Space and Defense 2008. Presented by the Space Foundation and Space News, Strategic Space and Defense, the global security conference for space and defense professionals, is set to take place at the Qwest Center Omaha Convention Center and...
06/12/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 13, 2008) -- The Space Foundation's Space Discovery Institute is set to begin June 16. This engaging program is comprised of five intensive, week-long, graduate-level, in-residence courses in Colorado Springs, Colo. These interactive, hands-on courses utilize proven teaching strategies designed to provide educators with experience, knowledge, and content that is...
03/18/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 19, 2008) -- Today Kevin L. Simmons, of Jacksonville, Fla., was named the 2008 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. This award, given by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), NASA, and the Space Foundation, will be presented Monday, April 7 during the Opening Ceremony of the 24th National Space Symposium. The symposium, the premier annual...
03/14/2008
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 14, 2008) -- The Space Foundation has selected the 2008 Flight of Teacher Liaisons.  Educators from elementary school teachers to administrators as well as a teacher with NASA's Aerospace Education Services Program from across the United States, including American Samoa and Puerto Rico, were among the 69 individuals chosen for this honor.  This remarkable...

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