News & Reports

Backgrounders, reports, and news releases by and about ASTC are posted here in order of release. Members of the media are invited to contact ASTC with inquiries about individual ASTC members and the science center and museum field as a whole.


Todd Happer
Communications Manager
Association of Science-Technology Centers
818 Connecticut Avenue, NW
7th Floor
Washington, DC 20006-2734
U.S.A.
(202) 783-7200 x 144
thapper@astc.org


2017

2016 ASTC Science Center Statistics

PDF | Release date – September 2017


2016

National Science Teachers Association and Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Debut Online Journal for STEM Educators

PDF | Release date – March 2016

ASTC to Lead Launch of UNESCO International Science Center Day

PDF | Release date – February 2016

ASTC, BP Partner on Energy Education Initiative

PDF | Release date – February 2016


2015

ASTC Announces Partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture

PDF | Release date – October 2015

ASTC Announces 2015 Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award Recipients

PDF | Release date – September 2015

Diversity Statement from ASTC President & CEO Anthony (Bud) Rock and ASTC Board Chair Chevy Humphrey

PDF | Release date – April 2015

Statement by ASTC President and CEO Anthony (Bud) Rock on IMLS Nominee Dr. Kathryn Matthew

PDF | Release date – March 2015


2014

ASTC Announces 2014 Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award Recipients

PDF | Release date – October 2014

Over 1,600 Science Center Leaders to Gather in Raleigh for ASTC Annual Conference

PDF | Release date – October 2014

2013 ASTC Science Center Statistics

PDF | Release date – July 2014

Science Center and Museum Programs Endorsed in White House Maker Faire, Presidential Proclamation on Maker Movement

PDF | Release date – June 2014

ASTC joins STEM Mentoring Initiative “Million Women Mentors”

PDF | Release date – January 2014


2013

Over 1,500 Science Center Leaders to Gather in Albuquerque for ASTC Annual Conference

PDF | Release date – October 2013

About ASTC and Science Centers

PDF | Release date – October 2013

ASTC Announces 2013 Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award Recipients

PDF | Release date – July 2013

ASTC Research: Total On-site Attendance, 2002–2011

PDF | Release date – March 2013


2012

Five Honored with ASTC Leading Edge Awards

PDF | Release date – October 2012

National Writing Project and ASTC Receive National Science Foundation Grant to Develop Integrated Science and Literacy Program

PDF | Release date – October 2012

Over 1,500 Science Center Leaders to Assemble in Columbus for ASTC Annual Conference

PDF | Release date – October 2012

U.S. Conference of Mayors Recognizes Science Centers

PDF | Release date – July 2012

2012 ASTC Science Center Statistics

PDF | Release date – July 2012

2011 ASTC Science Center Statistics

PDF | Release date – June 2012

Rio+20 film showcases worldwide movement of science centres and museums to engage public with the environment

PDF | Release date – June 2012

ASTC, Fiocruz, FEMSA Foundation Highlight International Youth Involvement in Global Issues

PDF | Release date – June 2012

The ASTC “Energy Literacy” Project: A Sample of Current Science Center Offerings Worldwide

PDF | Release date – May 2012

Anthony (Bud) Rock Testimony submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

PDF | Release date – March 2012

Anthony (Bud) Rock Testimony submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

PDF | Release date – March 2012

Noyce Leadership Institute Announces New Fellows

PDF | Release date – February 2012