Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Recognized

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Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Recognized Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Marci Ward, a third-grade teacher at Immaculate Conception Grade School, Catholic Schools of Fairbanks (Alaska), has been named by Cambridge to Who’s Who for Excellence in Elementary Education.

“Marci is as passionate as they come. Her dedication to educate herself in order to better her students growth is extraordinary,” said Bobby Gagnon, who coordinates the Space Foundation Teacher Liaison program. “The Space Foundation is very proud to have her as a Teacher Liaison and we look forward to continuing our work with her.”

Marci has been a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison since 2008 and said she considers attending the National Space Symposium to be the highlight of her career to date. The 27th National Space Symposium, to be held April 11-14, 2011, in Colorado Springs, Colo., features an educational component and the Space Foundation hosts a national group of Teacher Liaisons and selected Colorado teachers and students for workshops, tours and “Audience with an Astronaut” sessions.

The Cambridge Who’s Who Registry is a detailed compilation of biographies of executives, professionals and entrepreneurs in nearly every industry and career field. Cambridge Who’s Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies. Inclusion in the Registry is limited to individuals who have demonstrated leadership and achievement in their industry and occupation and is distributed exclusively to 400,000 active executive, professional and entrepreneur members worlwide.

Read more about the Space Foundation Teacher Liaison program here.

Read about another notable Space Foundation Teacher Liaison here.

Pictured: Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Marci Ward (left) with astronaut CAPT Wendy Lawrence at Space Days in Fairbanks in 2007.




This article is part of Space Watch: January 2011 (Volume: 10, Issue: 1).