The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) is a coalition of five Virginia colleges and
universities, NASA, state educational agencies, Virginia's Center for
Innovative Technology, and other institutions representing diverse
aerospace education and research.
The VSGC acts as an umbrella
organization, coordinating and developing aerospace-related and high
technology educational and research efforts throughout the Commonwealth
and connecting Virginia's effort to a national community of shared
A three-day GEOTREK-12 workshop will be held on August 13-15, 2013. Participants will be introduced to commonly used GSTs: global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and geographic information systems (GIS).
Virginia Space Grant Consortium seeks preservice teacher applications for the COMPETITIVE preservice program to begin June 2013, pending funding. This two-year program serves to increase preservice students' understanding of STEM and how to teach integrative STEM in the classroom.
Virginia Space Grant Consortium, and the Virginia Geospatial
Extension Program based in Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and
Environment has been awarded a grant of $899,870 by the National Science
Foundation's (NSF) Advanced Technological Education Program to support
community colleges in their effort to prepare geospatial technicians.
The participating community colleges include Virginia Western Community College,
Thomas Nelson Community College, Southwest Virginia Community College, and J.
Sargeant Reynolds Community College.
Check out this NEW aerospace opportunity for high school sophomores. The Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) program is a partnership between NASA Wallops Flight Facility and Virginia Space Grant Consortium. This program, offered free of cost, allows students to engage in a dynamic online learning experience which culminates with a Summer Academy at NASA Wallops on the Eastern Shore. At the Summer Academy, students will design a scientific exploration mission, design/build/fly the payload, and obtain and analyze the data. The Summer Academy will be held from August 10-16, 2013.
The application deadline has passed and all applicants have been notified of their received application.