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ShareSpace Education Donates Giant Mars and Moon Map™ to Challenger Learning Centers Across the Country

2019-11-19T17:28:23+00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. – ShareSpace Education, a key program of the Aldrin Family Foundation (AFF), partnered with Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education organization, to donate three Giant Mars Map™ and one Giant Moon Map™ Interactive education packages promoting STEAM education in four Challenger Learning Centers (Challenger Learning Center at Heartland [...]

ShareSpace Education Donates Giant Mars and Moon Map™ to Challenger Learning Centers Across the Country2019-11-19T17:28:23+00:00

Join the Team: Associate, Education Technology

2019-11-12T18:16:05+00:00

The Education Technology Associate will work closely with Challenger Center staff and our software vendors to assist the development, testing, and support of the software that drives our programs. This person will build an understanding of our current and legacy systems and help execute on a technical roadmap that accommodates the technical requirements of the [...]

Join the Team: Associate, Education Technology2019-11-12T18:16:05+00:00

Join the Team: Program Director, Education

2019-11-12T16:33:19+00:00

The Program Director is a member of the Education team, which creates software-driven programs and products that are delivered to students in Challenger Learning Centers and K-12 school settings. He/she will develop and implement Challenger Center programs and products, or components of our programs and products. This could include creative development and design, content and [...]

Join the Team: Program Director, Education2019-11-12T16:33:19+00:00

Join the Team: Manager, Communications

2019-11-12T18:39:43+00:00

The Manager, Communications supports the Vice President of Communications with all internal and external marketing communications initiatives that raise awareness for Challenger Center’s mission and overall brand. S/he manages the organization’s social media presence, maintains media list, drafts a variety of marketing and PR materials, and support the Vice President of Communications with both local [...]

Join the Team: Manager, Communications2019-11-12T18:39:43+00:00

Challenger Center Welcomes New Chairman, Member to Board of Directors

2019-08-29T14:32:11+00:00

Robert Curbeam Washington – August 29, 2019 – Former NASA Astronaut and current Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems executive Robert Curbeam is the new Chairman of Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education organization. Curbeam replaces Virginia Barnes, Retired Vice President and Program Manager, Space Launch System, The Boeing Company, [...]

Challenger Center Welcomes New Chairman, Member to Board of Directors2019-08-29T14:32:11+00:00

Join the Team: Associate, Education Technology

2019-11-12T16:29:43+00:00

The Education Technology Associate will work closely with Challenger Center staff and our software vendors to assist the development, testing, and support of the software that drives our programs. This person will build an understanding of our current and legacy systems and help execute on a technical roadmap that accommodates the technical requirements of the [...]

Join the Team: Associate, Education Technology2019-11-12T16:29:43+00:00

2019-05-01T19:45:20+00:00

  Learn more about our new classroom-based STEM program: Download our brochure or email education@challenger.org.

2019-05-01T19:45:20+00:00

Program Director, Education (Washington DC)

2019-03-07T16:34:17+00:00

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@challenger.org with Program Director, Education in the subject line. Only applicants who submit all requirements will be considered. Due to the number of applicants we receive, we regret that we can only respond to candidates that we would like to interview. Position Summary: The Program [...]

Program Director, Education (Washington DC)2019-03-07T16:34:17+00:00

Remembering the Challenger Crew

2019-01-28T15:28:30+00:00

Today marks 33 years since the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger and its beloved crew. Immediately following the accident, the Challenger STS-51L families created Challenger Center to carry on the education mission of their loved ones. Now, over three decades later, more than 5 million students have been inspired by our STEM programs. “On [...]

Remembering the Challenger Crew2019-01-28T15:28:30+00:00

Challenger Center Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

2019-01-14T14:33:34+00:00

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Challenger Center a $976,719 grant to develop and pilot two new Classroom Adventures, Challenger Center’s new classroom-based STEM programs. The grant also provides funding to pilot a new version of the first Adventure created, Aquatic Investigators. Delivered by teachers, Classroom Adventures bring Challenger Center's unique simulation experience to the [...]

Challenger Center Awarded National Science Foundation Grant2019-01-14T14:33:34+00:00