September 28, 2015 – If space and teaching are your passions, the Space Foundation can connect you with other like-minded educators around the globe to share ideas for bringing space themes into the classroom.
Educators from anywhere in the world are invited to apply now to become a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison. This prestigious program helps educators use space themes to strengthen curriculum and inspire student’s interest in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM).
Teacher Liaisons may be any PreK-20 educator, or other professional or informal educator in the PreK-20 arena. Teacher Liaisons tend to be Master Teachers, but the program welcomes public, private and homeschool teachers and school administrators, including principals, specialists, curriculum and instruction developers, and others who deliver education programs to students.
Membership is open to educators in all disciplines, ranging from science and math to physical education, special education or the arts. Applicants need only demonstrate that they effectively integrate space education within their curriculum.
Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons receive numerous benefits and privileges, such as complimentary registration for, and special recognition during, the Annual Space Symposium.
Other benefits include:
International recognition as an advocate for promoting and improving space and science education through standards-based lesson plans, training and NASA activities
Opportunities to meet and communicate with top educators, space leaders, astronauts and scientists from around the world
Teacher Liaison online community for sharing ideas
“First” opportunities to attend Space Foundation Discovery Center presentations, or participate in remote Science On a Sphere® GlobalCasts
Opportunity to bring your class to an Audience with an Astronaut®, or participate remotely, and access to program pilots or course evaluations
Specialized training and instruction at Space Foundation workshops with optional graduate-level credit
Access to innovative space education materials
There is no membership fee or cost to apply. See more information and submit an application online by December 4, 2015, at www.spacefoundation.org/education.