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Educator Resource Center

Space Center Houston is home to the Educator Resource Center (ERC) for NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC). We are their Official Visitor Center and one of the world’s leading science and space exploration learning centers.

ERCs are located throughout the United States and help teachers obtain and utilize NASA’s educational resources.

Both formal and informal educators can leverage NASA and Space Center Houston’s expertise. Teachers can benefit from in-service and pre-service training using NASA instructional products emphasizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Educators at an in-service that leverages NASA instructional products for learning.

Let us help you make connections to

  • Educator professional development information and workshops including the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC)
  • NASA STEM teaching resources for K-18
  • NASA mobile apps and educational technology
  • Educational programs and opportunities, such as Aerospace Scholars, Digital Learning Network, and Amateur Radio on the International Space Station
  • Updates about NASA and other STEM challenges

Contact us

To make an appointment to visit our Educator Resource Center or to request materials, contact [email protected] or +1 281-283-4728. For information on additional Space Center Houston education opportunities, click here.

Educator Resource Center
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058
[email protected]

Space is Universal

A Workshop on Inclusion and Accessibility

This summer we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. This near impossible feat was achieved thanks to the contributions of an incredible team, including those with disabilities.

We invite you to a workshop which will provide the tools to reach all students, including hands-on accessible STEM activities. Now more than ever we need to come together and further develop our skills to inspire all future astronauts, scientists, and engineers!

Date: Aug. 1
Time: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Educator Resource Center, Space Center Houston
Cost: $15.95 (includes workshop and admission to the center)

The ERC at Space Center Houston supports educators in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas. Click here to see ERC locations for other states.

Our new Educator Resource Center!
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Know a talented student age 15-17?

Have them apply to Rise! Rise is a program that offers students access to scholarships, mentorship, networking and career development opportunities, fostering their ability to address pressing global challenges.

Rise Initiative is a partner of the Conrad Challenge at Space Center Houston.

Moon 2 Mars Festival is back!

Tickets on sale now | March 13 - 16

The All-American Rejects are throwing Space Center Houston’s Moon 2 Mars Festival into hyperdrive. Amp up your Space City Spring Break with us!

Access to this all-ages festival is included in general admission.