Make It Personal! Using NASA Topics to “Reinvent” Science Education Programs for an Inclusive Environment

Monday, October 1, 2018: 4:15 PM-5:30 PM
Meeting Room 27 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Leslie Lowes, Informal Education Specialist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Session Moderator:
Amelia Chapman, Education Program Specialist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Presenters:
Dean Briere, Executive Director, Sciencenter, Anne Holland, Exhibit & Outreach Manager, National Center for Interactive Learning, Space Science Institute, Tamara Hudgins, Executive Director, Girlstart, Srujal Patel, Research Engineer I, Georgia Institute of Technology, Corinne Rutzke, Director, Bioenergy & Bioproducts Education Programs, Wings of Eagles Discovery Center, Kathryn Semmens, Science Director, The Nurture Nature Center, Keni Sturgeon, Director, Science & Education, Pacific Science Center and Becky Wolfe, Director of School Programs and Educational Resources, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Grow your idea of diverse audiences, looking through lenses of differing cultures, economic conditions, languages, and viewpoints.  Come engage with a variety of awardees from NASA’s Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums, and Visitor Centers to learn challenges/rewards of reinventing educational approaches that cultivate audience inclusiveness tied to personal meaning.

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