For the 13th summer, the Space Foundation is conducting teacher professional development for educators in Charles County (Md.) Public Schools. The week-long Space Across the Curriculum program is being held at the district’s James E. Richmond Science Center in Charles County and includes a public community night with featured speaker former NASA astronaut Duane “Digger” Carey.
Today, 26 teachers from 16 U.S.states completed professional development training at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs. All of the teachers received scholarships to attend, thanks to the generosity of two donors. During the four-day Space Across the Curriculum program, the teachers learned hands-on activities to use in their classrooms to reinforce learning in science,… Read more
The Space Foundation sent one of its education teams to Tulsa, Okla., this week to deliver a Space in the Community program, co-sponsored by Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance and Flight Night. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math, and is important in helping students prepare for careers of the future.
For the second time this school year, Harris Corporation has funded a Space Foundation Space in the Community (SITC) program, reinforcing the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in preparing students for careers of the future. Harris funded a SITC program in Colorado Springs in November and this week concluded a similar program in Brevard County, Fla., bringing… Read more
Harris Corporation has announced it will fund Space Foundation programs to further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies, helping to foster the next generation of space innovators.
By supporting the work of the Petit Family Foundation and the Space Foundation you can help girls and young women acquire the STEM education and skills they will need to compete for 21st Century jobs.
Introducing young people to exciting career opportunities in STEM fields helps ignite their interest in studying those subjects in school
In ongoing efforts to inspire students in the STEAM fields (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics), the Space Foundation sent Space Education Specialist Slade Bradbury to visit local grade school, Jackson Elementary, for Science Day on Friday, Jan. 12. Throughout the day, students went from one class to another learning various science topics. The Space Foundation brought straw… Read more
Educators who have demonstrated a commitment to inspiring students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) may apply now to receive the 2018 Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award.
Space Foundation's CFC number is 71807 The Space Foundation is honored to be a participating charity in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the official workplace giving campaign of the Federal government. If you are a member of the U.S. military, a federal or civilian employee, or a postal worker, you can give to us through CFC. To help inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and… Read more