Press Releases

05/02/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May. 3, 2006) -- The Space Foundation is currently training teachers at the Kona North Complex in Hawaii using its innovative and proprietary Integrated Science and Literacy model. The Space Foundation's work to help improve teacher and student proficiency in the Kona classrooms results from a federal grant from the U. S. Department of Education. This grant supports a...
03/16/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 17, 2006) -- Teacher Liaisons are a vital component in linking the Space Foundation, NASA, schools and school districts to improve space and science education. This year, the Space Foundation has selected 81 outstanding educators from 26 states and Germany for the 2006 class of Teacher Liaisons. They will be recognized April 3 during the Opening Ceremony of the 22nd...
03/07/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Mar. 7, 2006) -- The Space Foundation announced today that Kathy R. Brandon is the 2006 recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. The award, given by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Space Foundation will be presented Monday, April 3 in Colorado Springs during the Opening...
01/19/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2006) -- Applications for the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for Teachers are due to the Space Foundation by April 14, 2006. Eligible applicants include any credentialed teacher working with students pre-kindergarten through 12th grade who is of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry, or who works exclusively or extensively with children of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian...
01/19/2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2006) -- The Space Foundation is accepting applications for its prestigious Teacher Liaison program. Applications are due to the Space Foundation by Feb. 24, 2006. Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons serve as an active link between the Space Foundation, NASA, and their school and school district. All kindergarten through 12th grade educators, or other professionals...
11/17/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 18, 2005) -- The Space Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in space endeavors and space education, is conducting a Space in the Classroom (SITC) educational program today for a select group of middle school students. Students from Jackson Middle School in Titusville are participating in the program, whose theme is `...
11/03/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today that it has developed a comprehensive bank of science lessons for grades pre-K through high school. The lesson plans meet national science standards and can be downloaded online at www.ScienceStandardsLessons.org. This new resource is free to educators, and new lessons will be added periodically throughout each year....
09/12/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sep. 13, 2005) -- The Space Foundation will host Space in the Classroom (SITC) on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Peterson Air Force Base Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The one-day conference is free and open to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons, invited K-12 educators, and their classes. Col John L. Wilkinson, USAF, deputy director of Mission Support, Air Force Space...
07/19/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jul. 20, 2005) -- Demonstrating its commitment to education, teachers, and future generations, The Boeing Company has fully sponsored one of the Space Foundation's Summer Institute programs. Boeing supported 40 teachers who participated in `Space Technologies in the Classroom,` in which they learned about the use and applications of satellites and the function of the...
06/13/2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jun. 14, 2005) -- The Space Foundation announced today the selection of Jasmine I. Amoguis as the 2005 winner of the Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship for Teachers. As the 2005 scholarship recipient, Amoguis will receive a travel allowance, meal and lodging expenses, and full tuition to one of the Space Foundation's Summer Institute programs. Amoguis, who lives in Kailua-...

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