The NASA Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project awards highly competitive one-year fellowships to more than 40 current and prospective teachers across the Nation. Funding authorization for the Project is provided through the NASA Endeavor Teacher Fellowship Trust Fund as a tribute to the dedicated crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Endeavor Fellows take five graduate courses in an innovative, live (online) format from the comfort of their home or school. They learn to apply research-based pedagogical strategies and cutting-edge STEM content to their classroom contexts while becoming a part of an esteemed network of like-minded educators across the nation forming an online community of practice.

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