Nurturing, Inspiring, and Serving the Artemis Generation (PART 3): Exploring Academic and Professional Opportunities for Students at NASA
Thursday 08/13/2020
1:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

There are many careers that exist at NASA and many pathways to arrive there. In this session, Esteban Morales, 
 Agency Recruitment Lead for NASA, will introduce webinar participants to academic and professional opportunities for students at NASA and resources designed to engage the next gereration of STEM leaders. 

Dr. Samuel García Jr. serves as a NASA Educator Professional Development Specialist, Assistant Professor of Practice for the LBJ Institute for Education and Research. Dr. García helps facilitate professional development to both formal and informal STEM educators utilizing NASA resources with a specific focus on Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. He also works with faculty serving in Minority Serving Institutions in developing STEM educational tools and resources for teachers to implement in their classrooms. Dr. García’s research agenda is geared towards community and educational change by creating healthy, equitable, and culturally responsive learning environments for traditionally underserved populations. Dr. García. earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas Río Grande Valley, formerly University of Texas Pan American and holds a doctorate degree in School Improvement from Texas State University.