​​​​Oklahoma
Space
Grant 
Consortium

Strategic Plan
  
Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium
Strategic Plan 2015



MISSION STATEMENT

The Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium is a state-wide partnership of universities, community colleges, state government, city government, industry, an informal education organization, and an air and space museum working to enhance opportunities for Oklahomans to understand and participate in NASA's Education Priorities by creating and supporting programs in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, (STEM) and other aeronautics and space-related disciplines throughout the State

STRATEGIC GOAL AND OBJECTIVES

GOAL:          

Contribute to the nation’s science enterprise by funding education, research, and informal education projects through a state-wide consortia.

Objective 1:   
Promote a strong STEM education base from elementary through higher education levels, encouraging hands-on student experiences, while preparing students, teachers and faculty to become more effective problem solvers, and engage them in NASA’s mission and unique assets.

Objective 2:   
Establish and maintain a statewide network of academic, industrial, government, museum, and informal education organizations with interest and capabilities in aeronautics and space-related fields. 

Objective 3:   
Encourage cooperative efforts throughout the consortium. 

Objective 4:   
Encourage interdisciplinary training, research, and public service programs related to aerospace. 

Objective 5:   
Recruit and train U.S. Citizens, especially women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities, for careers in aerospace science and technology. 

Objective 6:   
Promote NASA’s Office of Education Lines of Business (LOB) through the support of projects in the areas of:  NASA Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships (NIFS), Higher Education, Research Infrastructure as well as Precollege, and Informal Education.  Projects will be selected based on alignment with NASA Education Priorities.