Description & Purpose

NASA Mississippi Space Grant Consortium in partnership with the Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE) is hosting the NASA Space Grant Consortium’s Annual Teachers Conference. This conference is designed for math and science middle school teachers by providing them with opportunities to engage in mathematics and science professional development sessions and activities. This conference is facilitated by NASA Aerospace Education Specialists and Center for Mathematics and Science Education.

Dates & Location

January 10-11, 2020

The 2020 NASA Mississippi Space Grant Annual Teachers Conference will be held on the University of Mississippi – Oxford campus at the Inn at Ole Miss Hotel Conference Events Center, 120 Alumni Drive, University, MS 38677.

**Due to the fluctuation of the temperature in the meeting rooms, please be sure to bring a light jacket or sweater. 

Teacher Eligibility

All Mississippi middle school math and science teachers are invited to attend the 2020 conference. Teachers who are seeking to attend the conference for the first time will have priority. Conference attendees will be eligible for a $75.00 stipend, as well as 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completion of the entire conference. Teachers who do not participate in all sessions including the dinner session and remain until the end of the conference will not be issued a completion certificate or be eligible for the CEUs or the stipend payment.


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Deadline for Registration

The deadline for registration will be December 20, 2019.

Registration Fee

The $50 registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE, but each attendee will be eligible for a $75 stipend plus CEUs.


PAYMENTS can be made with Visa or MasterCard or check payable to: University of Mississippi.

If you need to send a Purchase Order, please send it via regular mail, email or fax:

The University of Mississippi

Outreach and Continuing Education  (G. Stroupe)

Office of Professional Development and Lifelong Learning

PO Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848

Fax: 662-915-5138


Number of Conference Seats

There are 80 conference seats available for 2020. All seats will be filled on a first come first serve basis, however priority will be given to first time conference attendees. Teachers are encouraged to register early.

Conference coordination and registration contact: Please contact Griffin Stroupe, Coordinator of Professional Development Programs, at 662-915-3121 or

Lodging for Conference Participants

Lodging will be provided for conference participants at the Inn at Ole Miss Hotel. The hotel is located at 120 Alumni Drive, University, MS 38677, (662 234-2331 or 1-888-486-7666 and 662 236-4835 fax).

Upon completion of the conference registration and receipt of confirmation, participants will be provided the group code and then be authorized to reserve rooms in the conference block. Teachers who reside within a 50-mile radius of Oxford will not be authorized lodging expenses.

Conference Directors

Dr. Nathan E. Murray, NASA Mississippi Space Grant Consortium
Dr. Alice Steimle, Center for Mathematics and Science Education

Special Accommodations

Please call Griffin Stroupe at 662-915-3121 or email him at,  if you need special accommodations such as sight, hearing, or access at this conference.

About Outreach

The mission of the Division of Outreach and Continuing Education is to serve the University and the community by facilitating and providing high-quality learning experiences.

The Division values integrity, quality, and efficiency in the creation and implementation of innovative educational strategies to engage minds, to transform lives, and to serve others. We seek to inspire change and growth by building relationships and working collaboratively with University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partners from the region, state, nation, and beyond.

Contact Outreach
(662) 915-7283

Fax: (662) 915-5138

Outreach Staff