In Memoriam: Michael Templeton

[Science centers] are generally more accessible in the community, and they allow one to playfully investigate one’s surroundings. Michael Templeton (in “Science Museums: Do-It-Yourself Teachers,” New York Times, April 22, 1979) With sadness, the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) shares that Michael Templeton, former executive director of ASTC, passed away on April 26, …

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Remembering Todd Happer

Todd Happer, Senior Manager of Member Engagement at the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, from complications of cancer. The ASTC Board of Directors and staff share our condolences with the many members of our community who treasured Todd as a trusted colleague and true friend. Todd …

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In Memoriam: Gregory Andorfer

The Association of Science and Technology Centers is saddened to share the news of the passing of Gregory Andorfer on October 29, 2020. Our community has lost a true champion for public engagement in science and powerful advocate for the science center and museum field. Greg served as executive director and chief executive officer of …

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