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ASTC’s Statement on the U.S. President’s 2019 Budget Proposal

Cristin Dorgelo, president and CEO of the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget. At ASTC, we are deeply concerned that President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 proposed budget will devastate America’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education efforts, by eliminating or severely crippling many... Read More

ASTC’s Statement on the U.S. Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

“The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) is pleased to see progress on the U.S. Federal budget for fiscal year 2018. Looking ahead, we encourage robust funding for programs in informal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and National Aeronautics and... Read More

ASTC on Air with Justin Dillon

“ASTC on Air” spoke with Justin Dillon, professor of science and environmental education at the University of Exeter in Devon, England, United Kingdom. Dillon taught in London high schools for 10 years before joining King’s College London in 1989, where he was involved in training teachers and researching learning in classrooms and museums for almost... Read More

Bringing the Stars to Your Hometown

  By Timothy Rhue II, Senior Informal Education Specialist, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, and NASA’s Universe of Learning   NASA’s Universe of Learning needs your help. We need informal learning sites that want to use NASA astrophysics materials to develop programs, exhibits, or other projects. We are partnering with ASTC to offer professional... Read More

ASTC on Air with Cristin Dorgelo

“ASTC on Air” spoke with Cristin Dorgelo, the new president and CEO of the Association of Science and Technology Centers, during her first official week on the job.     Listen in, meet Cristin and find out more about common themes she heard at the 2017 ASTC Annual Conference and at the Science Centre World... Read More