Informal Education

Contact Information

Ms. Tammy Rowan
Informal Education

Manager, Academic Affairs Office
Marshall Space Flight Center
Mail Code HS30
Huntsville, AL 35812
Phone: 256-961-0954
Fax: 256-544-7968
Email: Tammy.Rowan@nasa.gov


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Marshall Space Flight Center - Informal Education Opportunities

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Informal Education team is responsible for using NASA's unique assets to support all types of learning by collaborating with non-profit educational organizations and business partners. The projects listed below identify which projects are available for the Informal community. Click "Find out more" for further details and contact information.

You can also view an alphabetical list of all student, educator and faculty programs.
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Informal Education Project Descriptions

Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
[Faculty Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR, establishes partnerships with government, higher education and industry that are designed to effect lasting improvements in a state's or region's research infrastructure, R&D capacity and hence, its national R&D competitiveness.
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FIRST Robotics
[Students Grades 9-12]
[Available: Nationally]
The FIRST Robotics Competition is an exciting, multinational competition that teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way.
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National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program
[Faculty and Students Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
This program provides NASA funding for space-related research, education and public service projects through a national network of 52 university-based Space Grant consortia.
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Workforce Coalition: Education Task Force
[Educators K-Higher Education]
[Available: Nationally]
The Workforce Coalition task force will use a systems approach to engage community stakeholders in facilitating partnerships to build skills needed for the workforce.
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Related Resources

Two hands shaking in acceptance Workforce Coalition: Education Task Force
Find out more about the task force sub-committee of the workforce coalition that focuses on K-12 education initiatives identified by the workforce coalition.

Photo from Ames Exploration Encounter Informal Education on NASA.gov
The Informal education site provides a wealth of information and resources for those in the informal education community.

Boy and girl exercising Train Like An Astronaut
NASA has an engaging program that brings the excitement of space exploration to kids learning to live a healthy lifestyle!

Current Opportunities Connect with NASA
Find out about educational workshops, webcasts, contests, current events, opportunities for pre-college and higher education audiences, educational materials, challenges, and many other NASA-related activities.


Page Last Updated: April 24th, 2015
Page Editor: Sandra May