STEM Certificate Program

STEM Certificate Program

The STEM Certificate Program provides high quality professional development services focused around product development education, curriculum design, and technology integration. We define our mission as creating a community of Agile Educators who can navigate and excel in the 21st century learning environment.Learn more! →

Educator PD

Educator PD

The McAuliffe/Challenger Learning Center strives to be the premier source for quality professional development for teachers in New England. The programs described in these pages reflect our dedication to the classroom teacher, our commitment to hands-on education, and our belief that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are not just important – they’re also FUN!Learn more! →

Planetarium

Planetarium

The FSU Planetarium features the Spitz SciDome digital projection system. This versatile platform allows the McAuliffe Center to integrate full dome, hi-def feature films with customized night sky presentations to give your students a spectacular, content-rich experience.Learn more! →

Mars Simulator

Mars Simulator

The Challenger Learning Center is perhaps the McAuliffe Center’s best-known program. In full-size mockups of both Houston’s Mission Control and a space station interior, middle-school students apply the principles of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to the real-time challenges of a simulated space flight.Learn more! →