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ITEEA Announces Baltimore Keynote Speaker

January 28, 2020

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ITEEA Announces Keynote Speaker

NASA Astronaut Jeanette J. Epps

"From Engineer to Astronaut"

 

Dr. Jeanette J. Epps to Keynote ITEEA's Teacher Excellence General Session

on Friday, March 13 from 9:00-10:50am.

Jeanette J. Epps was selected by NASA in 2009 as an astronaut. She completed astronaut candidate training which included scientific and technical briefings, intensive instruction in International Space Station systems, spacewalk training, robotics, T‐38 flight training and wilderness survival training. The New York native was a NASA Fellow during graduate school and authored several journal and conference articles describing her research. Dr. Epps worked for Ford Motor Company where she received both a provisional patent and a U.S. patent for her research. After leaving Ford, she joined the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for seven years working as a Technical Intelligence Officer before becoming an astronaut. She currently serves in the ISS Operations Branch working issues in support of space station crews.

Dr. Epps received both her Master of Science and Doctorate of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland.

Click here to learn more about NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps.

Join us at the beautiful Inner Harbor area of Baltimore for ITEEA's 82nd Annual Conference on March 11-14, 2020. The 2020 conference theme focuses on how "Technology and Engineering Bring STEM to Life" for all children PreK-12 and beyond. Students who study technology and engineering through an Integrative STEM Education approach learn about the technological world that inventors, engineers, and other innovators have created. This conference promotes sharing best practices demonstrating how TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING BRING STEM TO LIFE. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT ITEEA's 2020 CONFERENCE

PREREGISTER AND SAVE! DEADLINE IS FEB 14

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