*If you have questions about the program, please contact the conference chairs at 2014conferencechairs@theaste.
Pre-conference 2-Day Workshop – Tuesday & Wednesday, 9:00-5:00pm
NASA FINESSE Faculty Institute for Earth & Space Science Education
Workshop for education and science professors focused on improving science-inquiry instruction for future teachers using NASA Earth and planetary science data. Held Tuesday (1/14) and Wednesday (1/15) from 9am to 5pm. Pre-register at FINESSEProgram.org A $250 stipend is paid to participants who are full-time higher education faculty
Women In Science Education (WISE) Friday Night Dinner
At each ASTE annual conference the WISE Forum holds a “Greet, Meet, Eat, Share” Reception. While each reception has a unique flavor, advancing the purpose of WISE is the reason for meeting. The variety of events that occur have included opportunities for finding out about WISE, networking and mentoring, discussion, and celebration of professional accomplishments and achievements. Learn more about WISE
Restaurant: Casa Rio (.2miles, 4 mins from Conference Hotel) More Details
ASTE 2014 Pre Conference Field-trip to Canyon Lake Gorge and Comal Springs
The ASTE Environmental Education Forum will be sponsoring a pre-conference all-day field trip on Wednesday, January 15 from 9am – 5:30 pm at the ASTE 2014 International Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The field trip will include a tour and hike through the Canyon Lake Gorge and a visit to Comal Springs at Landa Park.
Cost will be $49/person. Like our previous field trips, family and guests are welcome.
ASTE Science Teacher Shuffle
Start off the conference by joining colleagues for a 3 mile fun run or a 2 mile walk along the River Walk, Thursday morning at 6:45 AM. The activity is free, and there’s no better way to start the day than with a little exercise in a non-threatening atmosphere with terrific company. Science Teacher Shuffle Application