Thank you for your interest in in our online workshop, From Pinholes to Space Telescopes, taking place February 20 - March 9 and April 2 - 6, 2018. This application has 14 questions and should take about 20 minutes to complete. The deadline to apply is February 4. For complete workshop information, please see: LINK TO INFO PAGE ON ASP SITE

* 1. Please provide your preferred contact information. List the street address in North America where we should ship your Activity Toolkit and Galileoscopes. This should be the address of your institution (not your home address) and should not be a P.O. box. List the email where you would like to receive messages related to the workshop.

* 2. If you are not the person to receive packages at your institution, please provide your shipping contact. If you leave this section blank, we will use your name and phone number as listed above for shipping contacts in case of any delivery issues.

* 3. Do you have coworkers at your institution who are also applying for this workshop? If so, please list their name(s) below. We welcome and encourage pairs of participants from the same institution, though we will ship a single set of materials for each institution.

* 4. How would you categorize your institution?

* 5. What is your job title, and how do you spend most of your time at your job?

* 6. Do you:

* 7. How did you hear about this workshop? (check all that apply)

* 8. Please describe any programming your institution currently offers related to astronomy, light, vision, or optics, including information about the audience for this programming. Current astronomy programming is not a requirement for participation in the workshop.

* 9. How will you incorporate the Galileoscopes and optics activities into your programs? For example, will you use them in a camp, in a family workshop, on the exhibit floor, for a teacher training workshop?

* 10. How will participating in this workshop benefit you and your institution?

* 11. Does your institution provide targeted programming to audiences traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, or have plans to do so? If yes, please explain how your institution choses for which audience(s) in your community to create targeted programming. Please also briefly describe one of your institution’s existing (or future) programs for an underrepresented group in your community.
(Please note, if someone from your same institution has already applied, you can simply write, “See [NAME] application” in the field below.)

* 12. The workshop will take place over four weeks, and will require 3 - 4 hours of your time each week. Most of the workshop activities can be done on your own time as it fits best into your schedule, except for a one-hour webinar each week on Thursdays at 12:30pm Pacific / 3:30pm Eastern. Are you able to commit 3 - 4 hours of your work time each week for the duration of the workshop?

* 13. Most of the workshop communication will take place through an online discussion forum. Each message that is posted in the forum will also be delivered to you via email. During the first week of the workshop, there may be about 10-15 messages per day as people post their introductions. In later weeks, this will vary from about 1 to about 10 messages per day depending on how active the discussions are. You can also read any of the message at any time by logging into the online forum, where they will be displayed in threads by topic.

What is your email delivery preference for forum messages?

* 14. Is there anything else you'd like us to know?

* 15. Select one category below which best identifies your racial/ethnic background (optional).

In order for your application to be considered complete, you need to return the Institutional Endorsement Form with the signature of your supervisor or director to certify your institution's support of your participation. You can send it in via mail, fax, or email - see instructions on the form.
Once you have completed your application, click the "done" button below to submit it to the selection committee. Thanks for your interest in My Sky Tonight!