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MTSU aerospace workshop takes flight
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Five Warren County educators are flying high after attending the 54th annual Aerospace Education Workshop at MTSU. Program director Phyl Taylor is a retired Warren County teacher and administrator.This is the nation’s oldest continuous aerospace education workshop. Educators earned four hours of graduate credit while learning how aviation and aerospace principles can be used in the classroom.The course is free thanks to a grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics, to Tennessee K-12 educators through MTSU. Educators are selected by an application process. Admission to MTSU’s graduate school program is required.Local teachers attending the workshop were Ken Bates, Dawn Christian, Connie Hale, Kathy Higgins and Kim Woods.Educators are provided with teaching strategies, curriculum guides, and materials to use in their classrooms.