EPDC News

Ronnie Rodriguez

Ronnie Rodriguez John F. Kennedy Space Center Ronnie Rodriguez is the associate director for Engineering at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In this capacity, he develops the Engineering Directorate’s resources necessary to ensure the Launch Services, International Space Station (ISS), Commercial Crew, and Ground Systems Development and Operati...

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Rey N. Diaz

Dr. Rey N. Diaz John F. Kennedy Space Center  Rey N. Diaz is the deputy chief of the Integration Office at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida. He provides leadership for Kennedy’s management systems and implementation of management’s focus on strategic and effective change management. Dr. Diaz assists the center’s Senior Managemen...

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Carlos Garcia-Galan

Carlos Garcia-Galan NASA Johnson Space Flight Center  Carlos is a Deputy System Manager - Orion - Vehicle Systems Management at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC). He started his career as an International Space Station (ISS) flight controller participating in twelve ISS-Shuttle assembly missions and ISS increment operations. He also served as an Operat...

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Faculty of Practice Position at NASA Ames Research Center

Position Description:  This is a short-term grant funded position that relies on continued funding of the NASA STEM EPDC cooperative agreement by NASA. A 9 month -1 year faculty of practice contract will be extended to the selected applicant. The Education Specialist supports the mission and leadership of the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collabora...

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NASA Resources in Spanish

Queremos compartir los siguientes recursos que pueden ser utilizados en diferentes actividades tanto en el salón de clases como en actividades extra curriculares. [caption id="attachment_220029" align="alignright" width="250"] Loteria Espacial[/caption] [caption id="attachment_192336" align="alignright" width="400"] NASA STARS En Español[/caption] ...

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NASA EPDC Project Videos

Texas State University provides educators and students with STEM educational resources through the different NASA funded programs: NASA EPDC, NASA FAMA, and NASA MEI. The following videos describe each of these programs. NASA EPDC   NASA FAMA   NASA MEI 2017   NASA MEI 2016

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2017 NASA EPDC Annual Report

On August 21, 2017, the NASA STEM EPDC offices at Texas State University were buzzing with activity in anticipation of a STEM education event: Solar Eclipse day! Millions across the country looked into the sky to see for themselves this incredible wonder. Thousands of educators and students were excited and motivated to see the phenomenon they had been learning ...

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NASA EPDC Hosts Solar Eclipse Event at Texas State University

On August 21, 2017, millions of people across North America came together to witness one of the most awe-inspiring sights known to mankind: a total solar eclipse.  The solar eclipse marked a historic moment unseen for almost 40 years being that the last solar eclipse to cross the continental United States occurred in 1979.  Although the state of Texas was not ...

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An Out of this World Experience: NASA MEI 2017

Overview This past summer, hundreds faculty and pre-service STEM educators from minority serving institutions from around the country visited one of the 10 NASA Centers to engage in a one of a kind, extraordinary learning experience. For many of the participants, the opportunity to receive professional development at a NASA Center facilitated by an NASA educat...

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EPDC Specialist John Weis presents at Kenwood Middle School

EPDC Specialist John Weis talks about solar eclipse, its contribution to science and a remarkable opportunity for us to learn more about it. John Weis also covers safety to properly and safely see a solar eclipse withour damaging your eyes.  

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