Annual ‘Kick-off’ event at the National Air & Space Museum featuring National Geographic Explorer and World Record Holder, Captain Barrington Irving inspiring over 400 students with his story and passion for aviation.
STEM outreach event at the National Air & Space Museum featuring Captain Shaesta Waiz, the first female certified civilian pilot from Afghanistan.
Due to a special partnership and the generosity of JetBlue Airways, students are flown roundtrip from Dulles Airport to John F. Kennedy Airport, NY and spent a day touring various airport and JetBlue facilities.
Field trips to a number of sites around the Washington Capital Area – including:
Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Tower at DCA
Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
National Transportation Safety Board
The Wright Experience in Warrenton, VA
Aurora Flight Sciences and Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority facilities
Brown Bag lunch discussion series at TransSTEM Academy where aviation and aerospace professionals offer insight into the many career paths our industry has to offer.
Attendance at monthly Aero Club lunches.
By partnering with the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, the Foundation supports several District of Columbia public and charter schools, including:
TransSTEM Academy at Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus
Whittier Education Campus
West Education Campus
Stuart-Hobson Middle School
Eliot-Hine Middle School
Alice Deal Middle School
Kelley Miller Middle School
Jefferson Middle School Academy
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Phelps ACE High School
Washington Mathematics Science and Technology Public Charter High School
McKinley Technical Middle and High School
Capitol Hill Montessori @ Logan
If your school would like to partner with the Foundation, please contact us.