|Indian Science Teacher selected for US Space Programme|
|Written by Breaking News Online Team|
|Tuesday, 31 January 2012 16:33|
News Desk: A teacher from Maharashtra has made the country proud in
the space and science education after he was selected for the US Space
Foundation's elite 2012 Flight of Teacher Liaisons programme.
Vandana Suryawanshi is a middle school educator at Vidya Valley School in Maharashtra. He has been teaching biology, earth science and general science for past 20 years.
Vandana joined 19 other outstanding teachers, who were selected for promoting space and science education. The teachers in the programme will advocate for the space education across the curriculum. They will get the training from the Space Foundation to promote space awareness activities.
A total of 270 teachers have been participating at the Space Foundation Teacher Liaison programme. The 2012 Teacher Liaisons will be recognised at the Space Foundation's 28th National Space Symposium where the teachers will participate in education programmes. It will be held on April 16-19 at Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.