The AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program will conducts a two-day workshop on effective approaches to public outreach at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, 3-4 January 2015. Participants will benefit from ongoing support and discussion following the workshop through a web-based community. Application deadline: 20 October 2014.
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Application to become an Astronomy Ambassador. This program supports early-career AAS members in improving their communication skills and provides access to resources and contacts for doing outreach to school children and the public. Application deadline for January 2015 workshop: 20 October 2014.
Based on a recent survey, the latest offering from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center summarizes US astronomy enrollment and degree data at the bachelor's, master's, and doctorate levels.