FAQ For Educators
Educators are a key part of our program! Teachers are encouraged to nominate interested students for participation in a STEM Flights experience.
Q. What age group is appropriate for a STEM Flight?
A. A STEM Flights experience is ideal for students in the middle school years. We believe that early exposure to STEM careers can shape future career choices for students.
Q. How can I nominate a student?
A. We recommend that teachers share the online Student Application link with the parents of interested students. All you are required to do as the teacher is to provide a letter of recommendation that the student will submit along with their application.
Q. What STEM topics are available?
A. STEM Flights currently offers 6 distinct "Missions" that students can choose from. Click to see the STEM Topics students can choose from.
Q. Does STEM Flights have any third party accreditation?
A. Yes! We are verified by STEM.org as an Accredited Educational Experience.
Q. Can I take a STEM flight myself?
Q. Do you provide sample lessons for educators?
Q. How can I integrate the STEM Flights experience into my classroom?
Q. What is the cost for students?
A. STEM Flights is a free program for all participating students.
Q. Do you offer professional development for teachers?
A. Keep following us for future Professional Development opportunities!
Q. Can I bring my class to the airport for a field trip/group mission with a mentor pilot? We can help connect you with the local airport in your area.
Q. What is your response to COVID-19?