Space Academy for Educators

June through August

$949*

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*Includes $50 non-refundable registration fee. The $50 non-refundable registration fee and 50 percent of the camp price is due upon booking. The balance must be paid in full 60 days prior to camp check-in date.


Earn three-hours of graduate credit online: Space Orientation for Educators (ED/SPA 532). This online graduate course provides a formal framework for reflection and the development of lesson plans to adapt your new expertise in space science into effective and exciting methods for classroom implementation and discovery. Click here for information on earning graduate credit from The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Click here to learn more about educational opportunities at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Experience the authenticity of simulated space missions so you can teach with authority and inspiration! Step out of the box and into mission training to learn methods for delivering the excitement of space exploration in your classroom with Space Academy® for Educators.

The weeklong program includes authentic astronaut training simulators and activities developed to promote learning in a classroom setting. Curriculum includes NASA content and is correlated to the National Science Education Standards.

Trainees in Space Academy for Educators earn 45 hours of continuing education credit and educators get access to their own website with lesson plans, standards and tips needed to adapt many of the workshop activities to individual class environments. Space Academy for Educators is offered June through August. Housing, program materials and meals are included in the tuition.

*Trainees attending Space Academy for Educators are housed in the Frank Franz Hall dormitory. Transportation is provided between the dorm and camp for the duration of the program.


Check-In: Wednesday, 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Graduation Ceremony: Monday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Duration: 6 Days, 5 nights

The following dates are not available for registration:
  • September 24 - 29, 2017


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