Teaching and Learning STEM with NASA's Commercial Crew Program
Monday 12/13/2021
1:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators, Parents, and Caregivers in Grades K-12
 
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.


 
NASA’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP) continues provide reliable transportation for astronauts to and from the International Space Station and help inspire a new generation of space explorers.
 
Please join us as we learn about the misssion of CCP, important milestones, and explore valuable resources for K-12 educators that includes engineering challenges, coding, digital badging, virtual reality and more. 
 

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.