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Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy. Mission:
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Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy Mission: • To prepare our students for their future. We use aerospace to create a unique learning environment that provides students a rigorouscurriculum in science, technology, engineering, artsand mathematics(STEAM). We also provide a safe, secure, and academically-challenging environment that fosters creativityand teamworkfor our future leaders.
Curriculum Offerings: Provide both character and academics curriculum PBIS/MARS Behavior/Character building Core Classes: Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts Advanced Classes: Math and Algebra, Language Arts, Science Elective Classes Orchestra, Band, Choir, Gateway to Technology, Art, Broadcasting
Aerospace-Themed Programs • STEAM Advanced Course- Building a Lunar or Mars Base, Meteorology, International Space Station • Space Foundation Mars and STK Labs and Aerospace Education Specialists • Grade Level standards-based Aerospace-themed Activities for Curriculum Exhibition Nights (twice a year) • Flight Simulator and Flight and Rocketry Club • Robotics Club • Gateway to Technology Elective Class • Aerospace Guest Speakers • Civil Air Patrol Elective Class- *In progress* • Space Camps- Spring Break and Summer * in progress*
Building a Culture of Success • Accountability for students and teachers • Application of knowledge through curriculum offerings with Space Foundation • Researched-Based Classroom instruction through Master and Mentor Teachers ( National Institute for Excellence in Teaching) • Mandatory after-school tutoring
Next Steps • What do we need to do to meet the needs of PAFB? How can we get the students back to our school? • Volunteers to help with mandatory after school tutoring. Achieve 3000 and Compass Math • Role Models, Guest Speakers • Adopt-A School