Opportunity for schools to engage grade 5-16 students in the design of microgravity experiments for flight to the International Space Station

The National Center for Earth and Space Science Education announces Mission 12
to the International Space Station. This opportunity gives students across a
community the ability to design and propose microgravity experiments to fly in
low-Earth orbit on the International Space Station (ISS). One experiment in each
community will be selected to fly to ISS. Mission 12 is open to school districts
serving grades 5-12, informal education organizations and 2- and 4-year
colleges. Interested communities must inquire about the program no later than
June 15, 2017.

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2017 Green Ribbon School award recipients announced

The two state public schools — Houlton Elementary School in the Hudson School District and Kromrey Middle School in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District — are among only 45 schools recognized nationwide as a 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School. Additionally, the Washburn School District was among only nine nationwide to receive the District Sustainability Award, and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was one of nine institutions that received a Postsecondary Sustainability Award.

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Fox Cities PAC hosts Educator Appreciation Event May 2

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is conducting an Educator Appreciation Event beginning at 4:45 p.m. on May 2. You’re invited to for an exclusive preview of the 2017-18 education programs, a reception featuring wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres, and live performances.

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NEA Member Benefits introduces the NEA DIRECTV Program

NEA Member Benefits is introducing a new program for NEA members and their families called the NEA DIRECTV Program. The NEA DIRECTV Program features six different programming packages with introductory prices starting at $50/month, plus taxes and fees, for 12 months.

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NEA Member Benefits launches NEA Vacations

NEA Member Benefits has launched an exciting new benefit for NEA members: NEA Vacations! Just in time for spring and summer vacation planning, the multifaceted NEA Vacations offers the guaranteed best value on hotels, luxury resorts, cruises, guided vacations and more. Members will be able to take care of all their travel planning needs, including domestic and international flights, by booking online or calling a Member Service Representative.

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