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Education Summit

LSST E-News : 
August 2015
Image credit: Daniel Munizaga, CTIO/NSF/AURA

LSST Manager for EPO Suzanne Jacoby participated in the first Chile-U.S. Astronomy Education Summit the week of March 21, 2015.  Organized by Associated Universities Inc. (AUI), Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Carnegie Institution for Science, the United States Embassy in Chile, and CONICYT, the summit took place at various locations throughout Chile.  A traveling team of 35 astronomy education and outreach experts from Chile and the United States met with educators, administrators, and other outreach professionals to build capacity and to improve communication, coordination, and collaboration between Chile EPO initiatives and between Chile and the United States.  Continued engagement among the participants will improve public outreach strategies and activity in Chile and lay the foundations for more cohesive program planning and use of resources, leading to greater impact in the future.  More information can be found at http://www.astroeducacion.cl/


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