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Colorado, Florida, Hawai'i Teachers Win Space Foundation Education Scholarships

Recipients will Attend Space Across the Curriculum in Colorado Springs this Summer

Three educators have been awarded scholarships from the Space Foundation to attend Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development classes in Colorado Springs, Colo., this summer. These week-long intensive graduate-level courses for pre-K - 12 educators are led by Space Foundation education staff and provide space-related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content that is instantly transferable to the classroom.

The winning educators are:

All three scholarships are awarded annually and require applicants to submit a written essay about how they plan to use space themes in the classroom. Additional scholarship assistance is still available for Space Across the Curriculum this summer. For details, click here.

Space Across the Curriculum Registration is Still Open

Although the underlying focus of Space Across the Curriculum is on STEM, the courses are structured to adapt lessons to all grade levels and all curriculum areas. Participants do not need to be science or math teachers. The classes are open to public, private and homeschool teachers from around the globe.

See the 2012 Space Across the Curriculum course schedule and registration at www.spacefoundation.org/education/programs.

Pictured: A Space Across the Curriculum class, Earth Systems Science, at Garden of the Gods


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