UCP Services

Education

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What is UCAR Education?

UCAR’s education programs combine state-of-the-art science and engineering from NCAR and our UCAR institutions with research-based best practices in curriculum development, instructional design, teacher professional development, and educational technology and evaluation, offering a comprehensive suite of STEM education capabilities to meet student and teacher needs.

What does UCAR offer?

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* Virtual and In-Person Teacher and Student Programs, with an emphasis on climate, weather, and atmospheric sciences.

* STEM Content Libraries for K-20 students on the COMET MetEd site.

* Synchronous and Asynchronous Teaching Platforms and Virtual Education Communities, incorporating the latest in instructional design.

* National and International Networks of STEM Teachers and Students

* End-to-End Evaluation Capabilities

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Contacts:

Formal Education

John Ristvey   jristvey@ucar.edu

International Education

Tony Murphy  tmurphy@ucar.edu

Education Evaluation

Valerie Williams vwilliam@ucar.edu

Instructional Design/Online Education

Rich Jeffries  raj@ucar.edu

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About UCP

The UCAR Community Programs provide innovative resources, tools, and services in support of the research and education goals of the atmospheric and Earth system sciences community.

A major focus for UCP is making sure the science from NCAR and UCAR institutions is translated in novel ways to a variety of audiences and stakeholders.

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