VOTE NOW for Civil Air Patrol to receive a Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Grant.
Lightspeed presents Pilot's Choice Award grants to continue its mission of promoting a vibrant and growing pilot community and serving others. The Civil Air Patrol is once again a finalist selected from among the hundreds of nominees. Finalists receive awards of up to $10,000 based on their final vote ranking. Voting ends at midnight Oct. 31, 2014.
Florida Wing to sponsor Spaceflight Orientation Course
NOTE DATE CHANGE: Held Feb. 18-21, 2015 at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral AFS, the special event is open to DAEs and DCS/AEs, AEMs and AEOs as well as unit commanders at the squadron, group, wing and national levels. The course includes a guided tour of the new Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit. Costs are a $35 activity fee plus the accommodation arrangements that each individual makes.
Special Memberships for Educators:For any formal or informal educator, click HERE for special membership info!
Cadets, click here for AE resources!
FREE CAP STEM Kit Program for CAP Units and Educators!
CAP & the AFA Aerospace/STEM Education Partnership: Air Force Association
2015 AFA CyberPatriot for Cadets & Schools: Read about this exciting program going on NOW !
|CAP AE Announcements|| |
and Medal of Honor Character Development Site with Educational Lesssons
|CAP Aerospace/STEM Curriculum Products |
(how to obtain materials)
|External Aerospace/STEM Online Resources||CAP/STEM Alliances|
Aerospace Education Officers (AEOs)
~Work as uniformed CAP members with cadets & adults in squadrons across the nation
Aerospace Education Members (AEMs)
~Work as educators in schools & youth organizations (relevant for CAP Sr Members who are educators, as well as AEMs across the nation)
|AEO Resources: Includes information on AEO duties, reports, and AEO schools. (CAP University and pamphlets, regulations, and forms are also helpful.)||ACE Program: Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) is a free, cross-curricular, grade-specific program for grades K-6.|
|AEX Award Program for Educators: Aerospace Education Excellence (AEX) is a free K-12 hands-on aerospace program with completion plaque and student certificates.|
|TOP Flights: Instructions on how pilots and AEOs can conduct Teacher Orientation Program Flights for local educators.||TOP Flights: Free program that allows our valued educators to get "out of the classroom and into the skies" to learn about aviation principles and how to integrate these in the learning environment for youth.|
|Grants: Submit a competitive application for a $250 Air Force Association (AFA) grant to promote Aerospace/STEM education in your unit!||Grants: Submit a competitive application for a $250 Air Force Association (AFA) grant to promote Aerospace/STEM education in your formal or informal learning environment!|
|Awards for Senior Members & Cadets||Awards for Educators|
|Success and Best Practices||Success and Best Practices|
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