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Liberal Teacher Selected for Prestigious Cosmosphere Fellowship

Joe Denoyer - February 14, 2023 5:22 pm

Schools and districts receive free resources

For Immediate Release—02/14/23—Larrissa Hermreck, Meadowlark Elementary 4th grade teacher, has been selected for Cosmosphere’s 2023 LaunchLearning Fellowship, an honor which comes with over $800 in free resources teachers can share with their school and district. The 2023 class of LaunchLearning Fellows includes 45 teachers from around the state.

Fellows were chosen following a competitive selection process. Teachers selected demonstrate outstanding commitment to excellence in STEM education. The Cosmosphere welcomes the new class of Fellows for their first in-person professional development day on Friday, February 17.

Throughout the year, Fellows will receive extensive training on how to bring the excitement of space science and space exploration into their classrooms through in-person meetings with Astronauts and leaders of the space industry, a Fellowship Summer Camp experience that inspires educators’ creativity and leadership in STEM education, and monthly strategy sessions to dig deep into a STEM topic, share best practices, and meet space science subject matter experts.

LaunchLearning Fellows also have access to a variety of benefits at no charge, including professional development through Cosmosphere’s LaunchTeaching program and standards-based lessons and activities to support STEM learning on Cosmosphere’s LaunchLearning platform.

To learn more, contact JoAnna Strecker, Cosmosphere’s vice president of education, at [email protected]


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