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  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

    National Council of Space Grant DirectorsSpring Meeting

    Washington, D.C.March 5 - 7, 2009

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSat

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatJoyce WintertonsUpdate

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatExecutive Committee Update

    National Council of Space Grant DirectorsSpring Meeting

    Washington, D.C.March 5, 2009

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSince We Last Met

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSince We Last Met

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatHappy Holidays?

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatHappy Holidays?

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToSteve Nichols (TX)Council Chair 1990 1992

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToMarty Eisenberg (FL)Council Chair 1992 1994

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToSteve Horan (NM)Council Chair 1994 1996

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToMary Sandy (VA)Council Chair 1996 1998

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToDick Henry (MD)Council Chair 1998 2000

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToJohn Wefel (LA)Council Chair 2000 2002

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToBill Hiscock (MT)Council Chair 2002 2004

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToJohn Gregory (AL)Council Chair 2004 2006

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToBill Garrard (MN)Council Chair 2006 - 2008

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatSpecial Thanks ToChris Koehler (CO)Council Chair 2008 2010

  • Background image taken at 100,000 feet by a student BalloonSatWhat Ex-Comm is Doing For You!

  • Who Is Your Ex-Comm?Chris Koehler (CO)ChairChris Fritsen (NV)Vice-ChairPeter Sukanek (MS)TreasurerGerado Morrell (PR)SecretaryBill Garrard (MN)Past ChairPeter Schultz (RI)Jeff Hoffman (MA)Barrett Caldwell (IN)Chris Brown (NC)John Gregory (AL)Erian Armanios (GA)Bill Byrd (IA)Nominating Committee Chair

  • Director Calls:1

  • Director Calls:1

  • Telecons:- Monthly NASA Telecons with NASA HQ

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:- Monthly Ex-Comm Telecons

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:- 2009 Budget

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:- Surveys

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:- Subcommittees

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:- Newsletters

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:- Email Lists

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:- December 4, 2008

  • Bill HiscockMary SandyYervant TerzianLuke FlynnJoe DanekCarrie BoothDiane DeTroye

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:

  • What Ex-Comm is Doing For You:

  • The National Space Grant ProgramPresentation to the Obama Transition TeamNASA HeadquartersJanuary 6, 2009

  • Introductions:Chris KoehlerCouncil Chair/Colorado DirectorUniversity of Colorado at BoulderMary SandyVirginia DirectorOld Dominion University Yervant TerzianNew York DirectorCornell University Luke FlynnHawaii DirectorUniversity of Hawaii Bill HiscockMontana DirectorMontana State University

  • Who, How, & Where

  • Who We Are:- Congressionally Mandated- Unique National Network- Diverse, Multifaceted, & Multidisciplinary - NASA- Pump in the Pipeline- Budgeted and Highly Leveraged- Relevant

  • We Are Congressionally MandatedOctober 30, 1987When did it all start?

  • contribute to the nation's science enterprise by funding education, research, and public service projects through a national network of university-based Space Grant consortia.

    1. National Network2. Cooperative Programs 3. Interdisciplinary4. Recruit and Train 5. Promote STEMWe Are Congressionally Mandated

  • We Are A Unique National Network52 Consortia (every state + D.C. and PR)

    844 Affiliates - 572 Universities, state and community colleges- 272 government, industry, & non-profits

    A national program run at the state level

    The grass-rootsof Americas Space program

  • We Are A Unique National Network:Directors are world-class scientists, engineers, and educators dedicated to STEM education

    Serve state, regional, and national needs

  • We Are Multifaceted & Multidisciplinary :Workforce Development- Fellowships, Scholarships, and Internships- Student and Faculty Research Programs- Student Hands-On Programs Teacher Training

    Public Outreach

  • We Are Diverse:Space Grant is inclusive of women, underrepresented minorities, and people with disabilities

    162 Space Grant Affiliates are: - Historically Black Colleges/Universities - Hispanic Serving Institutions - Minority Serving Institutions - Tribal colleges

  • We Are NASA:Consortia are liaisons for NASA in their states

    Only connection to NASA in many states

    Connections at all levels - University - State & Community Colleges - K-12 Teachers & Students - General Public

    Collaborate directly with all NASA centers and facilities

  • We Are The Pump In The Pipeline:Space Grant is the pump in the pipeline

    Space Grant is focused on Educate and Employ but involved throughout the pipeline

  • We Are BudgetedCongressional Appropriated Budget

  • We Are Highly Leveraged:Space Grant is an investment with excellent returns- Students, research, teachers, and citizens- Federal, state, local, and industry- Demonstrates integration in each state

    Every federal dollar is matched with a dollar

    Match is from a diverse set of sources

    Space Grant is an investment in this Nations future ability to lead in science and technology

  • We Are Relevant: Focused on STEM education Scholarships & fellowships for students Engaging universities and faculty expertise Building a science and engineering workforce Providing STEM teacher development Engaging and inspiring the next workforce Providing a national research & technology base NowEffectivelyNationallySuccessfully

  • How We Are Successful Students:Students are one of our strongest evidence of success

    Educate, graduate, and employ

    They succeed at NASA, industry, and academia

  • How We Are Successful Tracking:Since 2005, we have been formally tracking our students next step

    - 40% employed in STEM (+9% seeking employment)- 42% pursuing advanced STEM degrees

  • How We Are Successful Hands-On:Real-world, hands-on experience through student flight programs - Balloons, airborne, rockets, and satellites with real flight opportunities

    Implementing regionally and nationally

    4428200 2,220 275 90 Consortia with student flight programs Consortia involve NASA centersStudent-led projectsCollege studentsFacultyCompanies

  • How We Are Successful Partnerships:Many programs and partnerships offered and managed through the Space Grant network

    - NASA SIP and USRP Programs- National internship programs (ESMD, LARSS)- National faculty and student training workshops

  • Fellowships, Scholarships, & Internships:Space Grant Fellowship & Scholarship Program is major program at NASA

    For 2007- 2248 undergraduate- 654 graduate

    20% UR Minorities 42% Women

    Thousands of Space Grant supported internships since inception

  • How We Are Successful Research:Supports research infrastructure in each state

    Enables students and faculty to conduct STEM research aligned with NASA goals

    In 2007- $1.9 M awarded to students- 25% to underrepresented students- 464 Projects- 58 Funded ($16.2 M) proposals

  • How We Are Successful Teachers & Public:Space Grants precollege efforts better prepare teachers and attract more students into STEM

    In 2007- 17,220 K 12 teachers trained- 288 General public programs- 196,813 participants reported

  • How We Are Successful Support:Tremendous bipartisan congressional support

    See the value and positive impact in their states

  • How We Are Successful Support:Increases enable us to do more of what we already do

  • Where We Are Going:Effective program today and tomorrow

    Opening new doors

    Vision for ou