Amelia Chapman has more than 20 years of experience as an informal educator. Working in a range of science, history, art, and cultural museums, she has helped audiences of all ages learn from real objects and direct, hands-on experiences. Now at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, she helps run the https://informal.jpl.nasa.gov/museum/. Click or tap if you trust this link.">Museum Alliance community of practice, providing professional development and NASA resources to informal educators who want to use the excitement of space exploration and scientific discovery to inspire new generations.
Kay Ferrari has been employed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) since 1980. In 2000, she became the Outreach Project Manager of Solar System Ambassadors (SSA), a volunteer public engagement program funded by NASA's Science Mission Directorate. Before joining SSA, Kay worked in JPL's Public Services Office where she coordinating JPL's Speakers Bureau and conducting tours. She also helped organize and staff special events, outside exhibits, adopt-a-school programs, guest operations, and regional academic bowl competitions. Among her awards are JPL Award for Excellence in 2001, NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 2006, and Astronomy Outreach's Outreach Award ("AstroOscar") in 2006.
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Dr. Lesley S. J. Farmer
Professor of Library Media
CSULB Teacher Librarian Program Coordinator
CSU ICT Literacy Project Manager
"Whenever I see someone reading a book, especially if it is someone I don't expect, I feel civilisation has become a little safer." Matt Haig