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.
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.
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.
The nonprofit EnCorps STEM Teachers Program is recruiting professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math into new careers in education. Application deadline: 15 May.
In 2016, the AAS Council created an Education Task Force, which has now published a final report as well as a collection of white papers submitted by members of the astronomy community.
Are you interested in an easy way to inspire the next generation of astronomers? Volunteer through Nepris to engage with K-12 classrooms virtually.
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.
The AAS Education Task Force asks you to participate in a short survey about the education, outreach, and/or mentoring activities in which you are involved. Both AAS members and nonmembers are welcome to participate.
Submit your white papers on education, professional development, and public outreach, and the Society's role in these areas, to the AAS Education Task Force by 12 May.
The AAS Council has created a task force to provide the AAS with a data-driven, well-considered path for the future of the Society’s educational philosophy and activities. Your input is requested!
The AAS Education Task Force invites the submission of white papers on education, professional development, and public outreach and the Society's role in these areas.
StudySoup, an online peer-to-peer learning marketplace, has launched a new scholarship program open to high school seniors through graduate students. Deadline for fall 2016 semester scholarship: 1 October 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, rewrites No Child Left Behind, and aims to strengthen education in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Data show only a weak correlation between Graduate Record Exam scores and success in grad school. Worse, there are stronger correlations of score with gender and race.
The AAS seeks information from department chairs to make our "College Departments Offering Astronomy Related Degrees" page more complete and up to date.
Founding editor Andrew Fraknoi presents an index to the full contents of Astronomy Education Review, organized by topics that both astronomy education researchers and practitioners would be likely to look under.
If you have successfully integrated meaningful research experiences into your undergraduate curriculum, a new website from the Council on Undergraduate Research wants to share your story with the broader community.
Are you bringing research experiences into introductory classes on your campus? Please share your thoughts, comments, stories, and experiences with the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.
The nonprofit EnCorps STEM Teachers Program is recruiting professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math into new careers in education — currently in California, but eventually in other states too.