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April 3-6, 2017 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Educators and Students

The Space Foundation is building the next generation of space leaders and improving the overall quality of education through teacher, student and community programs that use space themes to improve students' interest and skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Kids group participating in the Space Foundation's Space In the Community program

Space In the Community

Through lasting community partnerships, the Space Foundation's Space in the Community program is designed to help your community develop a Pre-K through 20 STEM pipeline, to grow a community's organic workforce and to strengthen economic development.

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Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

The Space Foundation, the Astronauts Memorial Foundation and NASA annually present the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award to recognize outstanding contributions by K-12 educators and district level personnel in the field of educational technology.

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Teacher Liaison Workshop

Teacher Liaison Workshops

Teacher Liaisons are nationally recognized as space and science education advocates, serving as an active link between their school/district, NASA and the Space Foundation.

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Buzz with Studen Group

Student Programs

The Space Foundation provides programs held in conjunction with the Space Symposium that focus on the future of the aerospace industry, including teacher workshops and Exhibit Center tours for high school students.

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Educators and Students Agenda

Note: Times are subject to change.

Monday, April 03, 2017
9:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m.
Teacher Liaison Workshop
Educators and Students
Separate Reg. or Purchase

During the Space Symposium Teacher Liaison workshop, Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons receive space-themed, hands-on training that they can take back to their classrooms to better engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
5:00 p.m. to
6:30 p.m.
Teacher Liaison Tours
Educators and Students
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
10:15 a.m. to
1:45 p.m.
Student Tours
Educators and Students
Separate Reg. or Purchase

Open to Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons and their students ONLY: Guided tours to specially designated "destination booths and displays" are folded into a larger, broader educational experience that represents a wide variety of aerospace programs, companies and organizations. The Boeing Exhibit Center and Pavilion will offer a mind-boggling glimpse into the most innovative current and future space technologies and the customized destination booth visits give participants opportunities to learn from Space Foundation Corporate Member companies.

Learn more about this limited availability opportunity.

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Thursday, April 06, 2017
2:45 p.m. to
4:45 p.m.
Youth Group Tours
Educators and Students
Separate Reg. or Purchase
5:15 p.m. to
6:00 p.m.
Teacher Liaison Connections
Educators and Students
Separate Reg. or Purchase
Location: Broadmoor Main
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