- It creates monthly topical educational and informational features,
- promotes discovery and access of exceptional STEM resources,
- provides realtime access to most broadcasted UCAR seminars,
- promotes connection among UCAR, its member universities, their students, and the science saavy.
NCAR/UCAR Education Programs
This list describes the educational programs within UCAR. You can also search UCARConnect to find educational resources across UCAR programs and partners.
The ASP mission is to help NCAR and the scientific communities it serves prepare for the future, and encourage the development of early career scientists.
Teaching, inspiring, and helping future generations of scientists, CISL is active in several outreach, mentoring, and professional development programs in addition to managing the NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Digital Learning Sciences is a mission-centered, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving learning through the use of digital content and tools. DLS is a joint center of UCAR Community Programs and the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
DLESE supports Earth system science education by providing access to high-quality collections of educational resources from a distributed community involving educators, students, and scientists.
The Office of Diversity, Education and Outreach is responsible for the coordination of valuable, but disparate, education and diversity efforts currently distributed across NCAR, elevating both NCAR’s commitment to Education and Outreach and our institutional values centered on inclusiveness and diversity.
NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory develops and deploys NSF Lower Atmospheric Observing Facilities (LAOF) and provides field project support and data services. Its educational programs primarily serve the higher education community.
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is an undergraduate to graduate program built around a summer research internship, mentoring by top scientists, and a supportive learning community. It is dedicated to broadening participation in the atmospheric and related sciences.
The UCAR Center for Science Education helps to connect NCAR and UCAR science advances and innovations to the needs and priorities of diverse people by helping them to learn, understand, value, and apply science in their daily lives.
UCARConnect offers topical and timely science features from NCAR and UCAR, a portal to education and training resources, real-time access to presentations and colloquia, and webinars that foster dialogue and connection across the atmospheric science community.
UCAR's Visiting Scientist Programs help to prepare the next generation of weather and climate scientific leaders and workforce by supporting effective and collaborative fellowship, visitor, and workshop programs that meet emerging training and research needs.