Explorer Schools Program—Continued
School educator and administrator teams, working with NASA personnel
and other educational partners, will develop and implement team
action plans for staff and students. The action plans will promote
and support the use of NASA content and programs that address the
teams' local needs in mathematics, science, and technology through
Schools Program Objectives—
student ability to apply science, mathematics, technology concepts
student knowledge about careers in science, mathematics, technology
student interest in and participation in science, mathematics,
the active participation and professional growth of educators
in science, mathematics, technology
family involvement in student learning
the academic assistance for and technology use by educators in
schools with high populations of underserved students.
School educator/administrator teams will kick off the program by
attending a one–week, all–expenses–paid, professional
development residence program at one of the ten NASA Field Centers
during Summer 2004. Throughout the three–year commitment,
teams will refine their action plans, continue their professional
development, and involve students and families in the program.
receive a $500 stipend for full participation in the Summer 2004
workshop and an additional $500 stipend for implementing the team's
action plan during the 2004–05 school year.
participating schools and school districts include
student learning opportunities
information about the program and the application process, visit
or call 703-312-9391.
applications is January 30, 2004.