Pilot. Air Traffic Controller. Engineer. Safety Inspector. These are just a few of the careers that students can pursue in the world of aviation and aerospace — the sky is the limit! As educators, you can help guide their path to future aviation success. And the STEM Aviation and Space Education (AVSED) program is here to support you.
We, along with our partners, are proud to offer the STEM AVSED program to students and educators worldwide. Our mission is to prepare and inspire the next generation of skilled professionals for aviation and aerospace careers while promoting STEM-based education programs.
Did You Know?
- In today's employment landscape, many people lack awareness of aviation and aerospace as a career path.
- Educational outreach to our younger generation is key — from elementary school through college.
- We expect employment opportunities in the aviation industry to continue to grow over the next twenty years.
- Many aviation employees will soon reach retirement age. This creates a tremendous opportunity for today's students.
If you are looking for some curriculum and activities, check out our K-12 curriculum for examples of various aviation-themed lessons, which can serve as a guide and resource for educators and parents.
These easy to understand lessons and activities introduce students to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) using aviation-based topics.
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