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Civil Air Patrol Seeks Teachers for Education Program

The Springfield Composite Civil Air Patrol is looking for teachers who are currently teaching in middle school and want to know more about aerospace education.

Civil Air Patrol's Mars Program: Building aerospace leaders for tomorrow. Civil Air Patrol is Making Aerospace Real for Students and teachers too!

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) promotes and supports aerospace education, both for its own members and the general public. CAP educational programs help prepare American citizens to meet the challenges of a sophisticated aerospace society and understand its related issues.

CAP offers national standards-based educational products, including a secondary textbook, Aerospace: The Journey of Flight, and the middle-school-level Aerospace Dimensions. Teachers can get free classroom materials and lesson plans from CAP by joining CAP's Aerospace Education Membership program.

At Civil Air Patrol, the volunteer auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, we're helping develop tomorrow's aerospace workforce.

Through their award-winning MARS program, CAP offer teachers:

Free national standards-based aerospace education materials (for homeschoolers, too!)

Awards, such as AEX, for schools that adopt aerospace education into their curricula

Grants available from Air Force Association to incorporate aerospace into the classroom

Low-cost aerospace textbooks for grades 6-12

Aerospace education newsletters full of useful information

Orientation flights in powered aircraft

Aerospace-oriented summer workshops

Aerospace education speakers and resources nationwide

The nation's premier aerospace education conference for teachers

Let Civil Air Patrol introduce you to MARS!

Become an Aerospace Education Member of CAP today! As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, humanitarian corporation, CAP more than returns your $35 membership dues in free programs, products and services.

At Civil Air Patrol, the volunteer auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, we're helping develop tomorrow's aerospace workforce.

For more information about Civil Air Patrol, MARS program and the Fly A Teacher Program contact Lt. Col. David L. Mikelson of the Civil Air Patrol at 802-291-2734.

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