2017 DREAM2Explore Educator Professional Development Workshop Application

The 2017 DREAM2Explore Educator Professional Development Workshop will take place June 26-30 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

DREAM2Explore is sponsored by DREAM2 (http://ssed.gsfc.nasa.gov/dream/), a team in NASA's Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (http://sservi.nasa.gov).  These workshops are designed for grade 6-9 science teachers.  In-service and pre-service grade 6-9 science teachers are encouraged to apply.  Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.  You will hear back about the status of your application within 10 business days.


For more information, please visit http://ssed.gsfc.nasa.gov/dream/DREAM/DREAM2Explore.html, or contact:

Nicole Whelley
DREAM2 Education Team
nicole.l.whelley@nasa.gov

* 1. Name

* 2. Preferred name (if different than first name)

* 3. Please describe the category that best describes you:

* 4. Where do you work, or where do you attend school if you're a pre-service teacher?

* 5. Work/School Address

* 6. Work/School phone

* 7. Preferred email:

* 8. Confirm preferred email

* 9. Email at which you can be reached DURING SUMMER MONTHS (if different than preferred email):

* 10. Are you a US Citizen?

* 11. Can you understand, read, and write English?

* 12. If not, you will be expected to provide an interpreter, who will need to submit a separate application.  If an interpreter will accompany you, please provide his or her name:

* 13. Have you participated in any other professional development workshops at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

* 14. If you have previously participated in a workshop at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, please list 1) the name of the workshop or program and 2) the year of the training.

* 15. What grade level(s) and subject(s) do you currently teach, or expect to teach in the next two years?

* 16. What Earth and space science topics do you cover?

* 17. How many years of teaching/education experience do you have?

* 18. Approximately how many students do you teach each year?

* 19. Do you teach at a public or private school?

* 20. How would you classify your school/institution community's income level?

* 21. How would you classify your school/institution community?

* 22. Please estimate the diversity of the student population you teach, adding up to 100%

* 23. What are your objectives for participating in this workshop?

* 24. This workshop may include a field trip, which could involve walking up stairs or on uneven surfaces for short distances.  Do you have any physical limitations that may prevent you from participating in the field trip?*

*Response to this question will not impact the decision on your application.

* 25. The workshop will be held June 26-30 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.  It will begin at 9:00am each day and end at 4:00pm on Monday through Thursday, and by 2:30pm on Friday.  You are expected to participate for the full day, each day.  Do you anticipate any problems that would prevent you from participating in the full workshop?

* 26. If you answered "yes" to the previous question, please explain.

* 27. How did you hear about this workshop? (please select all that apply.)

* 28. Any other comments or information you would like to share?

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