John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

Upcoming: DEIA In-service Educators Workshop at Johns Hopkins APL, Summer 2023

More coming soon. Registration will be posted here, so please save this page if you are interested in participating in the workshop.

The IDEAS education team (North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, South Carolina Space Grant, North Carolina Space Grant, and John Hopkins APL) present the 2023 educators professional development workshop!

When: July 10-14, 2023

Where: Johns Hopkins APL, Maryland

Audience: any pre- or in-service educator passionate about creating, facilitating, and reflecting on making NASA lesson plans more accessible for all learners, using frameworks of DEIA, experiential learning, and hands-on pedagogy.

PD available: coming soon. [2 PD credits for 30 hours worth of workshop time. In progress, check back to confirm]

Registration: coming soon. There will be a registration fee. All educators will need to be sponsored, either by their state’s Space Grant Consortium or institution.

Agenda: coming soon


  • Main contact for all workshop registration, travel/logistics, and ND teachers: Dr. Marissa Saad,
  • Main contact for South Carolina educators: Dr. Cass Runyon,
  • Main contact for North Carolina educators: Jobi Cook,
  • Main contact for Johns Hopkins APL questions: Troy Cline,