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Directory of Ambassadors: Nancy Tashima
Nancy Tashima
Nancy Tashima
Member Since 1999

Captain Cook, Hawaii

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Biographical Information:

Nancy Tashima had the pleasure of teaching physical science and aerospace studies for 22 years at Konawaena High School on the Big Island of Hawaii. For the past 17 years she has been the resource teacher and curator of the Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center where her duties include development of its education and outreach programs. The learning center uses the theme of aerospace education to further the inspirational legacy of Challenger astronaut, Ellison Onizuka while engaging its visitors with scientific exhibits and unique interactive displays. Nancy is honored to also participate in NASA's Messenger Educator Fellowship Program. She had the thrill of viewing the launch of the MESSENGER spacecraft to planet Mercury.

Nancy is married to retired science teacher, James, and they have two daughters. Her favorite pastime is to collect and develop space related items to teach students about the excitement of the cosmos!


Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Hawaii Tech Academy STEAM EVENT
Kona Commons Shopping Mall

University of Hawaii Talent Search Program
Onizuka Science Center

Onizuka Space Science Program Display: NASA RESOURCES FOR HAWAII TEACHERS
Kealakehe High School

Challenger 25th Anniversary Event
Onizuka Space Center

Astronaut Lacy Veach Day of Discovery 04
Lacy Veach Day

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

Museum of Flight Eclipse Public Event
Museum of Flight

AstroDay 2016
Prince Kuhio Plaza

NSTA National Conference - NESTA and NSTA Aerospace Education Advisory Board Space Science Share-a-Thon
Georgia World Congress Center

Prince Kuhio Plaza, 111 E Puainako St

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