Keesler AFB (Hurricane Hunters) / NASA SSC Weather and Hurricanes Academy Workshop
Thursday 03/30/2017
9:00 am Central Time
FREE 5.0-hour Workshop
Educators in Grades 5-8

The Keesler AFB and NASA SSC Education is providing a 5-hour educator professional development workshop at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS.

Registration is restricted to US citizens only

Keesler AFB / NASA Stennis Space Center: Weather and Hurricanes

Date: March 30, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. CDT (30 minute lunch – please bring your lunch and snacks)

Audience: In-service, pre-service, home school and informal educators of grades 5-8

Location: Keesler Air Force Base; Biloxi, MS  Map


Description: Keesler AFB Weather School, Hurricane Hunters and NASA Stennis Space Center are collaborating on this “weather” and “hurricane” educator STEM professional development workshop at Keesler AFB in Biloxi. Explore the Air Force and NASA's role in our understanding and forecasting of weather, climate, hurricanes and their effects on Earth’s systems. Air Force / NASA data, STEM curriculum resources and tours will guide us through a “storm” of classroom activities and learning strategies in this unique "climate" of learning. Join us, rain or shine.


Online pre-registration is required to participate.

Registration will be limited to the first 30 educators.

Registration will close March 26, 2017 (or, when 30 educators are registered).

CEU's will be provided for 5.0 hours of attendance.

Steve Culivan is the NASA STEM Education Professional Development Collaborative Specialist at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Mr. Culivan develops and provides NASA STEM online and face-to-face professional development programs for in-service, pre-service and informal educators. Mr. Culivan was the Principal Investigator for two International Space Station (ISS) in-flight education demonstrations. He additionally developed and co-developed several NASA curriculum products. Prior to his current twenty-eight year career with NASA Education, Mr. Culivan taught middle school Earth and Space Science, life science, English, art and coached several sports. He holds a current Louisiana teaching certificate in science and English. Mr. Culivan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Science degree in Education from Oklahoma State University.