NASA’s Solar System Educators Program, a nationwide network of highly motivated teachers, is accepting applications from interested teachers.
Applicants need to have at least five years of in-class teaching experience. Teachers should also have experience leading workshops and be familiar with their state standards. Selected teachers will be trained on the use of NASA educational products. Accepted applicants will conduct and report three space and/or Earth sciences workshops per year for other teachers in their home states.
Teachers from the following states are especially encouraged to apply: Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota and Tennessee.
To receive an application form, contact Kay Ferrari, SSEP Coordinator, by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
All application packages should be completed and returned by Sept. 15, 2009. However, the deadline may be extended for candidates in the states listed above.
For more information about the program, visit http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/ssep/index.cfm