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About TSGC

MISSION STATEMENT

15th YEAR REPORT

Executive Summary and Consortium Impact

Introduction

National Program Emphasis

Program Elements

Statement of Consortium Concurrence

10th YEAR REPORT

15th Year Report

Program Elements


Consortium Management


Collaborations Outside the Consortium

TSGC had developed strong ties with organizations that are not members of the Consortium but have complementary objectives. These partnerships play an integral role in TSGC programs and enable TSGC to multiply its impact on the state and the nation.

In the last five years TSGC has formed over 60 major partnerships for the express purpose of expanding the impact of the program. These partnerships fall into 5 major categories:

  • Formal K-12 Education Organizations [8]
  • Industry/ Non-Profit Research Orgs [5]
  • NASA Centers [5]
  • Extension Services [3]
  • Other Space Grant Consortia [34]
  • Other [8]

Formal K-12 Education Organizations
TSGC has 8 major ongoing partnerships with formal K-12 education organizations which include individual schools, school districts, and Professional Organizations for K-12 teachers. Overall these partnerships included over 7,500 man hours of collaborative work which impacted over 140,000 people.

Organizations Scope People
Man-hours
#s Impacted
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Space Camp, Joint Project, K-12 Prol Development, Curriculum Development 5 people
40 hrs
New Partnership
Amarillo ISD, Elisabeth Board of Education, Killeen ISD, Llano ISD, Mid Prairie Community SD, Sunray ISD, Curriculum Development, K-12 Prof Development, GP Outreach 48 people
7,520 hrs
2,000 teachers
140,000 students
Rio Grande Valley Science Association K-12 Professional Development 3 people
20 hrs
200 teachers

Industry/ Non-Profit Research [5]
TSGC has established 5 major research partnerships in conjunction with its Research Infrastructure program. Each of these partners contributed matching funding to a TSGC academic affiliate along with additional in-kind support. These partnerships included over 8 man-years and $500K in matching funding.

Organizations Scope People
Man-hours
#s Impacted
Ionwerks, Los Alamos National Laboratory, The Michigan Technic Corporation, Schlumberger Inc, Techathlon Joint Research 18 people
17,000 hrs
$500K funded

NASA Centers [5]
TSGC has established major partnerships with 5 NASA centers spanning Research, Higher Education, K-12 Education, and General Public Outreach. These partnerships represent over 4 man years of collaborative effort.

Organizations Scope People
Man-hours
#s Impacted
Langley Space Camp, Joint Project, K-12 Prol Development, Curriculum Development 14 people
600 hrs
4 Researchers
10 U Students
JSC, KSC Workforce Development 15 people
5,500 hrs
15 Researchers
2,000 U Students
1 M Others
JPL, GSFC K-12 Prof Development, GP Outreach 15 people
2,500 hrs
5 Researchers
2,000 Teachers
140,000 Students

Cooperative Extensions Services [3]
In an effort to be more closely tied with the Land Grant program TSGC has established partnerships with 3 cooperative extension services organizations. These efforts represent more than 3,000 man hours of joint projects which impacted over 2,700 people.

Organizations Scope People
Man-hours
#s Impacted
Travis County 4-H & Youth Program, 4-H CAPITAL Project, Texas Extension Service Space Camp, Children & Parents Involved in Technology and Literacy, Youth Development and Space Education 100 people
3,000 hrs
2,200 students
500 others

Other Space Grants [34]
Linking closely with other Space Grants TSGC has partnerships with 34 of the 51 other state organizations. These partnerships are comprised primarily of Space Grant sponsorship of student teams and K-12 educators who participated in TSGC developed and administered programs.

Organizations Scope People
Man-hours
#s Impacted
AZ,ID,MA,MT,NV,PA, VA,WA,AL,CA,CO,GA, IA,IN,KY,ND,NM,OR, UT,VT,WI,WV,WY Workforce Development, Undergrad design 386 people
3,600 hrs
450 U students
1 M others
AK,AR,AZ,ID,IL,KS, LA,MA,MI,MT,NE, NH,NV,NY,OK,PA, TN,VA,WA K-12 Prof Development 50 people
2,000 hrs
40 Teachers
3,600 Students

Other [8]
TSGC has also established 8 other major partnerships with other organizations. These collaborative relationships represent over 1,700 man hours of joint effort which impacted over 28,000 people.

Organizations Scope People
Man-hours
#s Impacted
Travis County Character Counts Collaborative, Earth Science Career Day Teen Leadership Conference 22 people
200 hrs
750 Students
50 Teachers
Challenger Centers [3], Space Center Houston, Informal Science Educators Association, McDonald Observatory K-12 Prof Development 60 people
1,500 hrs
28,000 Students
400 Teachers

 

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