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05/21/2012
An English teacher with an interest in science and science fiction has been named the recipient of the 2012 Space Foundation Lucy Enos Memorial Scholarship.M. Thomas Gammarino, Ph.D., teaches at Punahou Academy in Honolulu, and will use the scholarship to attend one of the Space Foundation's Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development courses in Colorado Springs, Colo., this...
05/17/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 17, 2012) - Donnika Jones, a teacher with Pinellas County Schools, has been awarded the 2012 Space Foundation Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers. The scholarship will pay expenses for Jones to travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., this summer and participate in one of the Space Foundation's Space Across the Curriculum courses.The scholarship covers...
05/16/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 16, 2012) -- Educators who want to improve their classroom skills, better motivate their students and - potentially - earn a master's degree may sign up now for Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development courses.These intensive week-long graduate-level courses for pre-k - 12 educators provide space-related science,...
05/08/2012
Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 8, 2012) - The Space Foundation's annual Student Art Contest winners are developing a reputation for actual space travel. Digital versions of last year's winners are all permanently in residence on the International Space Station. Two of this year's winners have traveled an additional 277,000 miles to the Moon and back.Two of the winning pieces of artwork -- both in...
04/02/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2012) -- The Space Foundation has announced the winners of its 2012 Space Foundation Student Art Contest co-sponsored by ARES Corporation and Fisher Space Pen Co. The 36 winners came from seven U.S. states and the country of Pakistan.The Space Foundation invited students from around the world in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade to submit original artwork...
03/15/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 15, 2012) -- Registration is open until April 6 for transitioning military personnel and students from Space Grant Universities to sign up to attend Space Career Day at the 28th National Space Symposium, Thursday, April 19, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. There is no charge to attend.This event, co-sponsored by the Space Foundation and the National...
03/07/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 7, 2012) -- The Space Foundation is accepting applications for a new annual scholarship specifically for educators at The Classical Academy (TCA) Central Campus in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Anna and Kathryn Probert Educator Enrichment Scholarship provides the selected educator with tuition, materials fees plus a $500 stipend to participate in one of the Space...
03/05/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 5, 2012) -- Cynthia D. Waters, Ed.D., has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as the winner of the 2012 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. Named for Mercury Astronaut Alan Shepard, the award will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 28th...
03/02/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 1, 2012) -- The Space Foundation welcomes Rocky Mountain PBS (RMPBS) as its newest Certified Educational Product partner. Over the past months, the Space Foundation has provided the scripting and talent for video vignettes featured on two RMPBS educational programs for students - Matchwits and Homework Hotline. The Matchwits segments pose video questions for student...
02/21/2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 21, 2012) -- The Space Foundation is accepting applications for a scholarship specifically for educators in Pinellas County, Fla. The Dr. Catherine Pedretty Space Scholarship for Teachers was established by the Space Foundation in 2010 to create special professional development opportunities for teachers currently teaching in the Pinellas County Schools, and...

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