Sally Ride Science and Northrop Grumman Foundation Partner to Ignite Student Interest In STEM

One-day training in Colorado Springs to help equip educators to boost science teaching and student achievement 09/17/13 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person training to educators at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, CO, on Saturday, September 21, 2013. This professional development event—called Ignite Student Interest in STEM—will […]

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Sally Ride Science Teacher in Residence & Former Einstein Fellow to Speak at Triangle Coalition

Washington D.C. Event to Encourage Investment in STEM Education 09/12/13 (San Diego, CA) – Leesa Hubbard, a Sally Ride Science Teacher-in-Residence, will be a keynote speaker at the 13th Annual STEM Education Conference hosted by the Triangle Coalition for STEM Education in Washington D.C., September 11-13. A teacher in Wilson County, Tennessee, Ms. Hubbard provides […]

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Next Generation Science Standards Unanimously Approved in California; Sally Ride Science CEO Key Presenter at Board Meeting

Sheryle Bolton urges State Board of Education to adopt new standards, offering “more explicit connections between learning in a classroom and what lies beyond school” 09/09/13 (Sacramento) – On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, the California State Board of Education unanimously approved adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools, as recommended by […]

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Sally Ride Science Launches Online Professional Development Program to Build Student Interest in STEM Careers

Online Academy Program Brings Successes of Sally Ride Science Training to Educators Across the United States 08/14/13 (San Diego, CA) – Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of a new online academy designed to provide professional development in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to educators across the United States. Building on its popular […]

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President Obama Names Sally Ride a Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient

America’s first woman in space hailed as a “role model to generations of young women” and passionate advocate of science education. 08/09/13 (San Diego, CA) – The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced yesterday that President Obama has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Sally Ride (posthumous), America’s first woman in space, […]

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President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

2013 Marks 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Establishment of the Presidential Medal of Freedom 08/08/13 By Office of the Press Secretary, The White House (Washington) – Today, President Barack Obama named sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have […]

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VIDEO: Celebrating Sally

07/23/13 Google in EducationThe Celebrating Sally HOA featured NASA scientists, the founder of Sally Ride Science and a 13 year-old aspiring astronaut to discuss Sally Ride’s legacy. Panelists included: Dr. Karen Flammer: co-founder of Sally Ride Science & a space physicist Lori Garver: Deputy Administrator of NASA Mamta Patel Nagaraja: Program Manager of Women@NASA Amber […]

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Space Station Live: EarthKAM Gives Students Window on World

4/26/13 Since the earliest days of the space program, astronauts have taken photos of the Earth from space to capture the beauty of the planet and to document the impacts of man-made and natural events. While only a small percentage of people are fortunate enough to witness this view firsthand, since 2001 the EarthKAM investigation […]

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