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An invitation to inspire

May 30, 2018

University students from several minority-serving institutions will dine in the Building 3 collaboration area on Thursday, June 7, and Thursday, June 14, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Students will visit the center to participate in a Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Educator Institute (MEI), an activity for pre-service teachers to engage in student-centered classroom activities that use NASA assets and resources for helping educators develop instructional practices that will enhance STEM instruction.

 

Is your school represented? Then you’ll definitely want to join in. Scan the list below to find out. Not represented? Well, that’s OK, too—you can still serve up your own helping of advice and wisdom.

Week 1 (June 7) institutions represented are:

  • Alamo Colleges District
  • Houston Community College
  • New Mexico State University
  • Northeastern State University
  • Northeastern State University – Tahlequah
  • Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
  • Texas Woman’s University
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • Western New Mexico University
 
Week 2 (June 14) institutions represented are:
  • Austin Community College
  • Huston-Tillotson University
  • Sul Ross State University
  • Tarrant County College
  • Tarrant County College South Campus
  • Texas A&M International University
  • Texas Southern University
  • Texas State Technical College
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley 

Questions? Reach out to Dynae Fullwood at elicia.d.fullwood@nasa.gov.

Minority University Research and Education Project  Educator Institutes engage pre-service teachers in student-centered classroom activities that use NASA assets and resources to enhance STEM instruction. Image Credit: NASA/Allison Bills
Minority University Research and Education Project Educator Institutes engage pre-service teachers in student-centered classroom activities that use NASA assets and resources to enhance STEM instruction. Image Credit: NASA/Allison Bills
One teacher experiences virtual reality during a 2017 MEI workshop. Image Credit: NASA/Allison Bills
One teacher experiences virtual reality during a 2017 MEI workshop. Image Credit: NASA/Allison Bills
Teachers sharing laughs during their on-site visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center. Image Credit: NASA/Allison Bills
Teachers sharing laughs during their on-site visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center. Image Credit: NASA/Allison Bills