NASA Hosts Second Annual Education Stakeholders' Summit

WASHINGTON -- NASA's Office of Education will host the second
Education Stakeholders' Summit Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in Chantilly, Va. The
summit's theme is "An Innovative Solution for the STEM Workforce of

A major conference focus will be the One Stop Shopping Initiative
(OSSI). The program's goal is to build a robust NASA infrastructure
for attracting students and facilitating their entry into the NASA
workforce through a variety of internships, fellowships and scholarships.

This year's keynote speaker will be John Berry, director of the Office
of Personnel Management, who will deliver remarks on "Why It's Cool
to Work for the Federal Government" during the opening plenary
session on Tuesday, Nov. 29. His address will be followed by a series
of presentations, including "Why It's Cool to Work in NASA Education"
by Leland Melvin, NASA's associate administrator for education.

Media representatives interested in attending opening day activities
should contact Ann Marie Trotta at ann.marie.trotta@nasa.gov by 3
p.m. EST on Nov. 28. The Marriott Westfields Conference Center is
located at 14750 Conference Center Drive in Chantilly, Va.

To learn more about OSSI, visit:


To learn more about NASA's education programs, visit:



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