6th annual Dr. Rochelle B. Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development Experience
We are pleased to announce that applications will be open soon for our 6th annual Dr. Rochelle B. Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development Experience – Connections to Space: Advocating for Innovation & Improving Life on Earth.
Applications will be accepted April 3 - May 5, 2023.
What: Dr. Rochelle B. Abrams 6th Annual Space Across the Curriculum Teacher Professional Development Experience
When: June 12th - June 16th
Where: Space Foundation Discovery Center • Colorado Springs, CO
Application Deadline: Monday, May 29th, 2023 (notifications emailed by Wednesday, May 31st, 2023)
- Tuition for the class
- $500 stipend for registered teacher
- 40 professional development hours including certificate
Please note: Participants are responsible for covering travel, lodging and food expenses.
Space technology has enhanced nearly every aspect of life on Earth to include healthcare, communications, travel, recreation, and entertainment. Participants in this course will discover numerous uses of space technology that directly benefit life on Earth today, including the role that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory played in providing life-saving ventilators to hospitals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Participants will explore ways to incorporate space technologies into their classrooms through NGSS aligned, hands-on lessons and demonstrations. Topics include space transportation and design, robotics, communications, power, and more.