SPACE EXPLORATION EDUCATORS CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 6-8, 2014
This conference is for Grades K-12 – and not just for science teachers! Space Center Houston strives to use space to teach across the curriculum. The activities presented can be used for science, language arts, mathematics, history, and more!
Space Center Houston is proud to continue offering the educational opportunity of a lifetime! Experience three days of complete submersion into the out-of-this world adventure of space exploration! Attend sessions hosted by the actual scientists and engineers working on these exciting endeavors including the International Space Station, Mars exploration, and the planets beyond. Hear from the astronauts leading the charge in exploration! Come learn about the bold vision to send humans back to the Moon and off to Mars! Attend sessions presented by educators and receive ready to implement classroom ideas and experience minds-on, hands-on fun! Network with fellow educators, take back a multitude of cross curriculum ideas and activities and earn 24 hours of Continuing Professional Education credit.
SEEC 2014 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Thursday – Dan Rather
Friday – Jerry Ross, Former NASA Astronaut
Saturday – To be determined
REGISTRATION AND SESSION SELECTION
General Information (pdf)
To register by mail or fax click here to download form
|NASA Presenters||April 5th, 2013 – February 6, 2014||Free|
|Attending Presenters||April 5th, 2013 – February 6, 2014||$100|
|Early Bird Registration||April 5th, 2013 – December 13, 2013||$279|
|Registration||November 11, 2013 – January 12, 2014||$299|
|Late Registration||January 13, 2014 – February 8, 2014||$319|
|One Day Registration||April 5th, 2013 – February 8, 2014||$110|
|Two Day Registration||April 5th, 2013 – February 8, 2014||$220|
EXPLANATION OF PRICING
Presenters - If you are presenting a session at SEEC and plan to attend sessions you will receive the discounted price to attend.
NASA Presenters - NASA partners who are planning on only presenting a session will receive the free admission.
Early-Late Registration - If you plan on attending sessions but are not presenting the price depends on when you register for SEEC.
CHERRI BRINLEY AWARD
Do you know an outstanding educator that will be attending SEEC? Space Center Houston will be presenting the annual Cherri Brinley Space Science Educator Award. Recipient will be chosen from your nominations, for his/her special achievements in Space Science education. It is not too late to nominate your outstanding colleague. Get more nomination details here.
We have a limited number of scholarships available for teachers to attend SEEC. Scholarships are available on a first come first serve basis. Applicant will be notified by mid December if they have been selected to receive the scholarship. Scholarships cover conference registration only. Download Application
We will have buses that will pick up and drop off attendees each morning and evening from the following hotels. During the conference should you need to return to your hotel there will be a presenter/hotel bus that can take you. A bus schedule will be posted on-line and at each hotel the week of the conference.
Other Hotels NOT on bus route
Residence Inn Houston Clear Lake
$109 Studio King
Hot Breakfast, Fitness Center
Extended Stay America
Breakfast: muffin & fruit Bag to go
Holiday Inn Express
Space Center Houston is looking for 170 interactive, hands-on sessions that present exciting classroom activity for students. Sessions that provide hand-outs, ready-to-implement activities and units are required.
We are now accepting proposals and will continue accepting proposals until all spots are filled. E-mail email@example.com to find out if spots are still open.
OPTIONAL THURSDAY EVENT
Back by popular demand – “Taste of Space” Epicurean Evening! The event will take place at Space Center Houston. This event is a cultural experience showcasing the Clear Lake Area’s finest restaurants, food and beverages. All of your food and alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages are included in the $20 Epicurean Registration Fee.
The reception, “A Taste of Space” is casual attire. Bus transportation will be provided to and from conference hotels beginning at 6:30pm and ending at 9:30pm
SEEC BANQUET EXPERIENCE
The capstone for the conference is the infamous SEEC banquet, where teachers are treated to an out-of-this-world evening of dining and dancing.
SEEC ON FACEBOOK!
Please join us on Facebook on both our Space Center Houston Education page and the SEEC event joined with it. We hope to create an interactive forum of discussion, frequently asked questions and a way for all participants to maintain a relationship throughout the entire year instead of just at our conference.
Interested in becoming a Sponsor for SEEC 2013? We have many opportunities for you. All groups who become sponsors will also receive the opportunity to exhibit at the conference. If you have any questions about becoming a sponsor e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ATTENTION ALL NON-U.S. CITIZENS
If you are not a U.S. citizen, you must fill out a JSC Security Form in order to attend the NASA Tours. Please email the completed form email@example.com or fax to 281-283-7724.