Meet the Team

Our mission: To advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.

The Space Foundation's education team comprises experienced, professional educators who are passionate about supporting our mission through programs that provide resources and skills for teachers and motivate students to learn.

Vice President - Education and Discovery

As vice president - education and discovery for the Space Foundation, Iain Probert is responsible for the Space Foundation's space-themed science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S-STEM) education endeavors, including curriculum development and course delivery for PreK-20 students;...

Director - Education

Bryan DeBates serves as the director-education for the Space Foundation.

Space Education Specialist

Elias Molen is responsible for a broad range of the Space Foundation's space-related educational programs including managing and teaching Space Across the Curriculum professional development courses for teachers from around the nation, promoting space education in schools and developing and...

Space Education Specialist

Jami Sunkel is responsible for a broad range of the Space Foundation's space-related educational programs including managing and teaching Space Across the Curriculum professional development courses for teachers from around the nation, promoting space education in schools and developing and...

Education Programs Administrator

Chrys Rheinbolt serves as the education programs administrator. She is responsible for logistics, coordination and completion of education programs and projects including the Space Across the Curriculum courses, Space in the Classroom, student programs, workshops, conferences and other events,...

Education and Discovery Sales Associate

As Education and Discovery Sales Associate, Lisa Bell's duties include providing sales and reservation support for all aspects of our Education and Discovery programs, as well as support for facilities and event bookings. Her responsibilities include managing Space Foundation Discovery Center...