News & Press Releases
NEBRASKA EDUCATION SPACE AMBASSADOR (NESA) PROGRAM
NASA Nebraska Space Grant is partnering with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to offer 10 Nebraska K-12 Certified Teachers and 10 Pre-Service Teachers (college and university students studying to become K-12 teachers) an Out of This World workshop. These teachers will become the Charter members of the Nebraska Education Space Ambassadors (NESA).
Dates: July 23-25, 2013
Location: NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Eligibility: U.S. Citizens only. 10 pre-service teachers and 10 certified teachers will be selected.
Travel: Airfare, hotel, and ground transportation provided by NASA Nebraska Space Grant
Stipend: $200 to offset meal costs
Application Deadline: April 15, 2013
NASA NEBRASKA SPACE GRANT IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A NEBRASKA TEACHER TO ATTEND THE 2013 SPACE ACROSS THE CURRICULUM COURSE
As part of our ongoing partnership with the Space Foundation, the NASA Nebraska Space Grant is pleased to announce a new scholarship for a Nebraska teacher to attend a 2013 Space Across the Curriculum course.
Course 1: June 17-21 Meteorology and Space Weather
Course 2: July 8-12 Pre-K through 2nd Grade Early Childhood Space Exploration
The scholarship will pay for travel and registration costs for the selected teacher to attend one course at the Space Foundation’s new headquarters in Colorado Springs (right near Garden of the Gods) this summer. The application form is attached. The deadline to apply is April 1.
Additionally, the Space Foundation works with three higher education institutions in Colorado to offer graduate credit for these courses. See the Space Foundation website for more information: http://www.spacefoundation.org/education