ASTC On Air withTim Slingsby

The second edition of ASTC On Air was streamed live online on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. This edition featured Tim Slingsby, advisor on public engagement with science at the British Council. (Watch the recording below) ASTC On Air is a new series in which we interview fascinating individuals outside the museum field who are doing... Read More

Upcoming Webinar- After the Bell: Partnering With and Advocating For Afterschool Programs

Looking for ways to partner with afterschool organizations in your community? Want to hear how other members of the ASTC community have developed and used these partnerships? Over the past year, ASTC and the Afterschool Alliance have worked together through our Commitment to Action for the Clinton Global Initiative to foster partnerships between science centers... Read More

Positioning Science Centers and Museums as Regional STEM Conveners: Learning from Carnegie Science Center’s Chevron Center for STEM Education and Career Development

Join ASTC and leaders at Carnegie Science Center (CSC) in Pittsburgh, PA, on April 21 and 22, 2015, for a 1-1/2-day workshop designed to share an innovative model of STEM education development with science center CEOs and senior staff. Expanding on the successful workshop ASTC and the Carnegie Science Center held in 2012, this event... Read More

Upcoming Webinar – Representing Diversity: Advocating for Inclusive Development and Evaluation

Whether you are considering an educational program, an exhibit or exhibition, or another type of informal learning experience, the inclusion and representation of diverse perspectives and portrayals is of vital importance. But how do we plan our efforts in an effective and culturally responsive way, and what are the costs of not doing so? In... Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Sharing Resources for Engaging Diverse Audiences

What resources exist to help you reach traditionally underserved and underrepresented audiences? Join us Thursday, October 9, at 3:00 p.m. ET to learn about a variety of resources developed by the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) that can be applied far beyond the topic of nano. Presentations will focus on guidelines for universal... Read More