NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE

Contact Us:

Shelley Spears
Director, Education & Outreach
757.325.6732
shelley.spears@nianet.org

Shannon Verstynen
Outreach Program Manager
757.325.6714
shannon.verstynen@nianet.org

K-20 Educational Outreach

K-20 Educational Outreach & Programs

NIA’s team of STEM education specialists, Educators-in-Residence, media specialists, and program managers deliver signature national and regional programs to advance STEM literacy and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Award-winning outreach covers the continuum of education through programs that capture early fascination with science, technology, engineering, and math; feed that interest through the formative years; and share exciting discovery and innovation to public audiences across the nation.

  • Teacher training through pre-service and in-service teacher professional development
  • K-12 student engagement through formal and informal integrative STEM learning programs
  • Higher education and university student engagement through internships and rigorous engineering challenges
  • STEM literacy and awareness through national radio, web-based, and television programming

CISELogo_color_300DPI NIA’s Center for Integrative STEM Education focuses on the unique needs of the K-12 formal and informal STEM learning community.

 

Educators-in-Residence Program
NIA offers leading-edge, K-12 STEM education programs for pre-service and in-service teachers. These efforts are developed and led by NIA’s award winning Educators-in-Residence (EIR), using a research based approach to STEM pedagogy. EIRs from local school districts connect with NIA and NASA to provide hands-on, relevant STEM learning experiences to their school divisions. … More information

 

Collaborators
NASAUnited States Air Force AcademyOffice of Naval ResearchNOAAConrad FoundationNCTMVirginia Department of EducationUniversity of VirginiaHampton City Public SchoolsNewport News Public SchoolsVirginia Beach City Public SchoolsUSA TODAY EducationNSTAJPLAIAAASEETeaching From SpaceSpaceMath@NASAVirginia Air and Space CenterLearniT-TeachiTMcDaniel College Museum of Science

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