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Kindergarten Teacher is Recipient of 2013 Anna and Kathryn Probert Educator Enrichment Scholarship
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 16, 2013) – The Space Foundation has awarded a scholarship to Brenda D. Krause, a kindergarten teacher at The Classical Academy (TCA) Central Campus in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Anna and Kathryn Probert Educator Enrichment Scholarship provides Krause with tuition, materials fees, plus a $500 stipend to attend the Space Foundation Space Across the Curriculum teacher professional development course Pre-K-2 Early Childhood Space Exploration.
This scholarship is awarded annually for educators at The Classical Academy (TCA) Central Campus in Colorado Springs.
In her application, Krause wrote: Kindergarten students are naturally fascinated with space. I would be especially excited and energized to find ways to teach space and science that would cover multiple discipline areas.
Space Across the Curriculum courses are specifically designed to provide teachers with space-based content that is instantly transferable to the classroom and can be integrated across the curriculum.
The Space Foundation offers these graduate-level week-long summer courses for pre-k – 12 educators to provide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) standards-based content that can be adapted to all grade levels. Participants do not need to be science or math teachers. Public, private and homeschool teachers from around the globe are welcome.
See the 2013 course schedule at www.spacefoundation.org/education/programs.
About the Space Foundation
The foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events, including the Space Symposium, all in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” The Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. The Space Foundation was founded in 1983 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Its world headquarters features a public Discovery Center with two main areas – the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®. The Space Foundation also conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has a field office in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.
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