Applications Open for AAS-EPD Mini-Grants
9 July 2018
Proposals are invited from US-based AAS members for small grants to provide education-related mentoring and professional-development experiences for fellow members. Deadline: Sunday, 5 August.
National Academies Urge Improvements to Graduate Education
29 May 2018
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine concludes that graduate programs in the sciences need to put more emphasis on teaching and mentoring.
STEM Volunteer Program Seeks DC Metro Area Scientists
12 May 2018
The American Association for the Advancement of Science needs science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals to assist K-12 teachers in the DC metro area during the 2018-19 school year.
AAS Graduate Education Task Force Seeks Your Input
25 April 2018
The AAS Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion in Graduate Astronomy Education is holding a Special Session at the 232nd AAS meeting in Denver on 4 June and looks forward to hearing your ideas.
A Survey on Careers in Astronomy
15 February 2018
Please help a high-school student in Illinois by taking his survey to investigate people's interests in pursuing careers in astronomy. Deadline: Friday, 2 March.
Astronomy & Physics Enrollment & Degree Data as of 2016
12 October 2017
The number of astronomy and physics bachelor’s degrees and the number of astronomy PhDs awarded to the class of 2016 represent all-time highs.
Mini-Grants Available for Education & Professional Development
2 May 2017
Proposals are invited from US-based AAS members for small grants to provide education-related mentoring and professional-development experiences for fellow members. Deadline: 18 June.
EnCorps Teaching Fellowship for STEM Professionals
19 April 2017
The nonprofit EnCorps STEM Teachers Program is recruiting professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math into new careers in education. Application deadline: 15 May.
Sign Up for Virtual Volunteering with K-12 Classrooms
15 November 2016
Are you interested in an easy way to inspire the next generation of astronomers? Volunteer through Nepris to engage with K-12 classrooms virtually.
A Session on Education & Outreach for the 2017 Solar Eclipse
14 November 2016
Join us at the 229th AAS meeting in Texas to learn what others are doing in anticipation of next August's coast-to-coast solar eclipse and to share information about your own plans with your peers.