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NCASE 2008

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National Coalition for Aviation Education

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Today's Students: Tomorrow's Aerospace Workforce

NCASE 2008:

  The 39th National Conference on Aviation and Space Education
October 16 - 18, 2008
Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel
Arlington, Virginia

  Schedule - see the General Schedule below - 
  the detailed concurrent sessions schedule
  will be posted soon

  Hotel Information - for details use the Lodging button

 "a stone's throw from the Nation's Capitol"

Talk with Astronauts! Meet famous Aviators of the past and the present! Network with leaders in the Aerospace Industry, as well as educators across the nation! Come join the celebration at the National Conference on Aviation and Space Education and discover new worlds together!!

The National Conference on Aviation and Space Education (NCASE) will focus on the core subject areas with an emphasis on hands-on, minds-on sessions applied to National Standards and Standards of Learning. Educators will be eligible to earn 30 contact hours.

NCASE 2008 Tracks and Sessions 

The conference tracks for the 2008 National Conference on Aviation and Space Education (NCASE) will address central themes and key technologies as they pertain to aviation and space education.

Conference Tracks include: 

Science of Aviation and Space 

- Sessions included in this track will bring together experts in the field of aviation and space education sharing information about the science of aerospace. 

Teaching and Learning 

- Connecting National Standards and Standards of Learning to Aerospace Education in the Classroom. 

- Various Organizations will address the connections between their areas of study and the teaching of aerospace subjects.. 

Teaching and Learning methodologies and technologies using aerospace education as the theme 

- Professional organizations will provide updates on the latest in distance learning opportunities and bringing the capabilities of new and future technologies to youth.

Outreach for Aerospace Education 

- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), NASA, CAP aerospace education leaders, Air Force Association (AFA), and other organizations such as the Airfcraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will share ideas and techniques for presenting aerospace education to the community and educators. 

Importance of Educating Youth for Aerospace Careers 

- Meet some of our aerospace leaders and find out about the needs of the aerospace industry by learning about the past, present and future of aviation and space.

The Track Subject Areas are as follows: 

Reading/Language Arts 
Social Studies 

Session topics incorporated into track subject areas: 

Space Aviation 
Teach the Teachers 
Careers in the Classroom 
Experiential Learning

NCASE General Schedule of Events:

(the detailed Sessions schedule with the
names of the concurrent sessions will
be posted soon)

Thursday, October 16th

Registration                                                     Noon    6:00 pm
Opening Reception (Cash Bar)                    5:30 pm 6:30 pm
Hangar Talk                                                     7:00 pm 8:30 pm        

Friday, October 17th

Registration                                                    7:30 am 5:30 pm
General Assembly                                          8:15 am 10:00 am
Exhibit Hall                                                    10:00 am - 3:30 pm
            Book Signings                                  11:00 am 1:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions                                  10:30 am - 4:45 pm
            10:30 - 11:30
            1:30 - 2:30
            2:45 - 3:45
            3:45 - 4:45 
Reception (Cash Bar)                                   6:00 pm 6:45 pm
Crown Circle - Crossfield Banquet            7:00 pm 9:30 pm
            (Ticketed Event)                                                                     

Saturday, October 18th

Registration                                                   7:30 am 10:00 am
General Assembly                                         8:15 am - 10:00 am
Exhibit Hall                                                   10:00 am - 1:30 pm
            Ice Cream Social                              11:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions `                               10:30 am 3:45 pm
            10:30 - 11:30
            1:30 - 2:30
            2:45 - 3:45 
Brewer-Strickler Luncheon                        12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
            (Ticketed Event)



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