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06/02/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 2, 2010) -- The Space Foundation, one of the nation's top providers of space-related educational programs, will deliver a week of Space Across the Curriculum programming for teachers and students in the suburban Chicago Lyons Township Consortium, June 14-18.The Consortium includes: Hinsdale Community Consolidated School District 181, LaGrange Highlands School...
05/26/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 26, 2010) -- Educators who want to improve their classroom skills, better motivate their students and - potentially - earn a master's degree can sign up for Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development classes.These week-long, intensive, graduate-level courses provide PreK-12 educators with space-related STEM education knowledge and...
04/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 14, 2010) -- More than 900 local students and over 80 teachers from 11 states and Puerto Rico are moving through The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week, participating in the education component of the Space Foundation’s 26th National Space Symposium. The education programs encompass educator professional development, student participation, and...
02/25/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 25, 2010) -- Allen V. Robnett, a science teacher at Gallatin High School in Gallatin, Tenn., has been named the 2010 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award, which is given each year by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Space Foundation in recognition of outstanding...
01/13/2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 13, 2010) -- A generous donation from Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) has launched a new space education lab in Colorado Springs – the AGI Space Missions Simulator at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute.AGI, headquartered in Exton, Pa., donated software, licensing, and new computer equipment valued at more than $3 million to establish the education lab, which...
10/14/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 15, 2009) -- Nebraska K-12 teachers have an extraordinary opportunity to learn about space-related educational programs and resources available from the Space Foundation, Lockheed Martin, and the NASA Nebraska Space Grant at a seminar for educators being held in conjunction with the Strategic Space Symposium at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb., next month.The...
08/24/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 24, 2009) -- The Space Foundation is solidifying its position as one of the nation's premier space-focused education providers with the establishment of the new Space Foundation Discovery Institute on the campus of Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.The Space Foundation Discovery Institute will provide space- and aerospace-themed professional...
08/18/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2009) -- A new aerospace-themed middle school created through a partnership between the Space Foundation and Colorado Springs (Colo.) School District 11 (D-11) opened Aug. 18 with more than 500 students, 42 teachers, and onsite support from the Space Foundation. The Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy is named in honor of Colorado native and astronaut John L. "Jack"...
06/10/2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 10, 2009) -- Colorado Springs School District 11 (D-11) has approved a proposal to create an aerospace-focused middle school in the former Emerson Middle School in partnership with the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation. The duration of the agreement is five years with options for automatic renewals for three successive five-year periods.The new school, which...
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...

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