Amelia Tangeman graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education from Creighton University in 2010, and is currently seeking her Master's of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in STEM Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She taught for two years for Omaha Public Schools at Spring Lake Magnet Center before joining the University of Nebraska at Omaha as the UNO STEM Education Outreach Coordinator. In this position, she was placed at the Strategic Air and Space Museum in Ashland as the Education Coordinator, where she developed hundreds of hours of STEM curriculum for K-12 youth. As of 2014, Amelia now works from UNO's campus in the same role, reaching thousands of local students through STEM outreach efforts. Amelia is proud to have participated in numerous STEM related professional development experiences, including NASA's Pre-Service Teacher Institute in 2010 and the U.S. Space and Rocket Center's Space Academy for Educators in 2011. She participated in the 2013 NASA Spaceflight Explorers cohort, and is now a member of the Nebraska Education Space Ambassadors, as well as an official MAVEN Educator Ambassador.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Astronomy Day at Glacier Creek Glacier Creek Preserve
Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:
Astronomy Day at Morrill Hall and Branched Oak Observatory UNL Merrill Hall- The State Museum & Branched Oak Observatory
A Mid-Autumn Star Party Branched Oak Observatory
Perseid Meteor Shower Star Party Branched Oak Observatory