Director of Academic Technology

2017-02-22T22:09:08+00:00

Challenger Center is seeking a driven and dynamic education technology (ed tech) leader that is passionate about our mission to engage and inspire children in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and a track record of delivering high quality technology solutions/programs to students and teachers in the K-12 space. The Director of Academic Technology will [...]

Director of Academic Technology2017-02-22T22:09:08+00:00

Challenger Center Launches “Martians of Tomorrow” Campaign for STEM Education

2017-02-16T18:07:09+00:00

WASHINGTON (February 16, 2017) – Challenger Center today announced the launch of “Martians of Tomorrow,” a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and inspiring the next generation. Parents, teachers, community members, education leaders, organizations and professionals alike are encouraged to visit challenger.org/martians and take a pledge [...]

Challenger Center Launches “Martians of Tomorrow” Campaign for STEM Education2017-02-16T18:07:09+00:00

31 Years After Disaster, Challenger Soccer Ball Finally Gets To Orbit

2017-03-20T16:00:00+00:00

The Challenger disaster is one of those things that’s etched into people’s memories. The launch and resulting explosion were broadcast live. Professional astronauts may have been prepared to accept their fate, but that doesn’t make it any less tragic. There’ve been fitting tributes over the years, with people paying homage to the crew members who [...]

31 Years After Disaster, Challenger Soccer Ball Finally Gets To Orbit2017-03-20T16:00:00+00:00

At TSTC’s Challenger Center, Students Learn in Outer Space

2017-03-20T16:20:33+00:00

Last September, Texas State Technical College opened a Challenger Learning Center at its Waco campus. The facility is meant to stir interest in subjects like science and math – all through a simulated space mission. In a dimly lit room, about 15 students from Midway Intermediate sit in rows of seats. On the screen in [...]

At TSTC’s Challenger Center, Students Learn in Outer Space2017-03-20T16:20:33+00:00

New Space-themed STEM Mission Takes Students to the Red Planet

2017-02-09T02:01:28+00:00

WASHINGTON (February 2, 2017) – Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization, will expand its space-themed education offerings with Expedition Mars, a new simulated mission. By mid-February, nearly 20 Challenger Learning Centers will have the new program, complete training and prepare to offer it to students in their communities. “Expedition [...]

New Space-themed STEM Mission Takes Students to the Red Planet2017-02-09T02:01:28+00:00