Donations

Donations

To make a donation to the Christa Corrignan McAuliffe Center in support of education initiatives, please contact:

Eric Gustafson
Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations,
Framingham State Univeristy
egustafson1@framingham.edu
508.626.4012

Or

Dr. Irene Porro
Director of the Christa McAuliffe Center
Framingham State Univeristy
iporro@framingham.edu
508.626.4050

To make a donation online, please click HERE
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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! →

Challenger Center

Challenger Center

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! →