Schools-to-Space® to present at the 2016 High Impact Technology Exchange Conference


Schools-to-Space® Coordinator, Gregory N. Cecil, will be presenting “Classroom Laboratory at the Edge of Space: Introducing the Mini-Cube Program,” and “Teaching Human Spaceflight in the Secondary Classroom” at the 2016 High Impact Technology Exchange (HI-TEC) Conference in Pittsburgh July 25th – 28th.

“HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.

HI-TEC will uniquely explore the convergence of scientific disciplines and technologies including:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Agricultural, Energy, and Environmental Technologies
  • Biotechnology and Chemical Processes
  • Electronics
  • Engineering Technologies
  • Information Communications, Geospatial, and Security Technologies
  • Learning, Evaluation, and Research
  • Micro- and Nanotechnologies

Attendees have the option to choose from approximately 15 preconference workshops and industry site tours during the first 2 days, followed by the 2-day main conference featuring keynote speakers and 60+ breakout sessions


  • Community College & University Educators
  • High School Educators
  • Workforce Development Advocates
  • Trade Organizations
  • Industry Professionals
  • Technicians”

SpaceTEC® is an Associate Producer for the Conference.  More information and registration can be found at