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CIVIL AIR PATROL AEROSPACE EDUCATION OUTREACH. Aerospace Education. Overview AE Mission AE Membership (AEM) AE Membership Benefits AE Curricula AE Programs. Aerospace Education. Mission

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CIVIL AIR PATROLAEROSPACE EDUCATION OUTREACH


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Aerospace Education

Overview

  • AE Mission

  • AE Membership (AEM)

  • AE Membership Benefits

  • AE Curricula

  • AE Programs


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Aerospace Education

Mission

  • To educate both CAP members and the general public on the important role aviation and space has played and will continue to play in America’s future.

  • To encourage our nation’s youth to consider aerospace careers and to promote civil aviation to local communities.


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Aerospace Education

IN CAP

  • Civil Air Patrol aerospace curriculum and programs support science, math, language arts, reading, history, and technology education, while providing teachers with the tools to teach in extraordinary ways.

  • Our curriculum meets national content standards and addresses S.T.E.M. (Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Mathematics) initiatives.


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Aerospace Education Membership(AEM)

  • A special category of Civil Air Patrol membership

  • Open to any individual or organization that has an interest in Aerospace Education

  • Membership $35 a year


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Membership Benefits

  • CAP membership card

  • AEM certificate

  • CAP bimonthly Volunteer magazine

  • AEM bimonthly Newsletters

  • Educational products developed especially for

    AEMs, as well as other curriculum products


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Membership Benefits

  • Opportunities to apply for up to $250 in grant money

  • Eligible to participate in the Aerospace

    Education Excellence Program (AEX)

  • Opportunities for CAP Fly A Teacher orientation flights

  • Opportunities for CEU/College credit

  • CAP partner benefits


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AE Curricula Materials

  • Materials meet national teaching standards

  • Support team and thematic teaching

  • Support teamwork and problem solving

  • Provide hands-on activities that enforce curriculum objectives

  • Provide “real-world” applications of concepts currently being taught

  • Available for grades K-12


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Curricula Materials

PRESCHOOL – EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNERS

Four-in-One Activity Books

ELEMENTARY GRADES

Activity Booklets

Fun In Flight

Drawing Lessons From Aerospace History (Dot-to-Dot)

Aerospace Education for the Very Young

MIDDLE GRADES / JUNIOR HIGH

Thematic Unit Resource Packets

GENERAL CURRICULUM AIDS

Poster Sets

Bibliography and Resource Listing

Index of Related Topics


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Appropriate for grades 6-8

Ideal for use as a science elective or curriculum enrichment

Cost is $13.30

(for all six)

Orders placed through Vanguard Industries

1-800-221-1264

http://vanguardmil.com/store/

Modules: Aerospace Dimensions


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Textbook: Aerospace: The Journey of Flight – 2nd Edition

  • Comprehensive

  • Nationally Recognized

  • Costs $18.50

  • Order through Vanguard Industries

    http://vanguardmil.com/store/


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Civil Air Patrol’s Rocketry Program

  • Download from CAP Aerospace Website

  • Consists of 3 levels

  • Online certificates of completion for each level

  • Excellent enrichment activity


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Aerospace Education Excellence Program (AEX)

  • Free program available to current AEMs

  • Age-appropriate curriculum

  • Sign up anytime during the school year

  • 1 hour of college credit thru Adams State College for an additional fee

  • Brochures with application and completion report may be downloaded from AE website


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Fly a Teacher Program

For AEMs:

  • To participate, contact [email protected]

  • Your name and contact information will be given to the Point of Contact (POC) for the Fly A Teacher Program in your area.

  • The state POC will contact you concerning a time and date that will work for all involved.

  • The Fly A Teacher orientation flight may or may not be accompanied by a workshop.


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Fly a Teacher Program

  • Participants receive orientation flight (some may include workshops)

  • CAP wings and units conduct the flights

  • Flights are funded thru NHQ AE; first come, first served

  • Funding cycle begins Oct 1


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Educator Grants

  • Sponsored by the Air Force Association (AFA)

  • Two grant cycles per year: March 31

    September 30

  • Applications may be downloaded at www.cap.gov/ae or requested by mail


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Educator Grants

  • Grants – up to $250

  • Grants applied toward AE related items/activities

  • Grant recipients complete a short follow-up form


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Premier aerospace education conference in the nation.

Noted aviation heroes and astronauts

To be held in Washington DC, October 2008.

www.ncase.info

National Conference on Aviation and Space Education (NCASE)


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National Conference Highlights

  • Encourage the learning of science, math, reading/language arts, history, technology and careers through Aerospace Education.

  • Earn Continuing Education Units (CEU).

  • Attend National standards-based, hands-on sessions by leading aerospace educators.


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Awards

NATIONAL CONFERENCE CROWN CIRCLE FOR AEROSPACE EDUCATION LEADERSHIP

  • The highest award of the National Conference

  • One of the most prestigious honors bestowed worldwide in the field of aerospace education

  • Nomination packages are sent to:

    National Conference on Aviation and Space Education

    Crown Circle Award

    C/O M.A. Thompson

    3146 Valentino Court

    Oakton, VA 22124

  • Applications must be postmarked by May 15.

    www.ncase.info


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Awards

A. SCOTT CROSSFIELD AEROSPACE EDUCATION TEACHER OF THE YEAR

  • Recognizes and honors classroom teachers for their outstanding accomplishments in aerospace education

  • Application deadline May 25

    Sent to:

    National Aviation Hall of Fame

    Crossfield Award

    1100 Spaatz Street

    Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433


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AEROSPACE EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

  • Provide training for educators

  • Provide support for teacher education programs

  • Provide networking opportunities

  • Held throughout the country

  • Participants earn professional development credit

    and/or graduate credit


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AEROSPACE EDUCATION WEBSITE

Go towww.cap.gov/ae to find information on:

  • Programs, products and resources

  • Aerospace Education classroom materials

  • Newsletters

  • Grant and Award information

  • Links


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Aerospace Education Program Summary

CAP’s Aerospace Education:

. . . . National Standards-based and S.T.E.M. related

. . . . Assists teachers in preparing students to take their

place in the technological, global aerospace society

in which we live

. . . . Supported with textbooks, thematic units, visual aids

. . . . Supports existing curriculum requirements

. . . . Supports real world learning

. . . . Supports programs involving peer coaching,

peer tutoring, group learning, mentoring


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