Heritage Middle School Science teacher Amber Harper has been selected to attend the 2013 Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HE@SA) program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama in June. She will participate in action-packed, life-changing activities and memorable social interaction with teachers from all over the world.
HE@SA is a professional development program designed for teachers who want to learn new and innovative techniques to inspire and educate their students about science and math. This summer, 200 educators were selected to participate as the HE@SA’s Class of 2013, becoming part of an impressive network of more than 1,795 graduates from 52 countries and territories and 50 U.S. states who have participated since 2004. All costs associated with travel, tuition, room and board are sponsored by Honeywell Hometown Solutions.
At Space Academy, Harper will be engaged in activities to take back to her classroom. She will participate in simulations and experiences that are unique to space camp. This program offers 45 hours of intensive classroom, laboratory and training time.