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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

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

Call for Proposals Open for #ASTC2018 Preconference “Intensives”

ASTC is requesting proposals for a new type of preconference workshop called “Intensives,” which will be held in advance of the 2018 ASTC Annual Conference in Hartford, Connecticut. Created, designed, and delivered by experts in the field, these full-day, in-depth professional development opportunities offer a chance for conference attendees to participate in focused learning experiences along occupational... Read More

Happy New Year

Best Wishes for an Astronomically Successful 2018 From the Association of Science-Technology Centers   The bright red spot is a star that is full of surprises. Called IRAS 19312+1950, it has characteristics of a very young star and a very old star. Scientists believe the object is a newly forming protostar, which was unexpected because... Read More