Education and Outreach

Education and Outreach

little child looking at a displayNCAR’s mission for Education and Outreach is to provide transformative STEM educational experiences to all learners. Our programs support the advancement of careers in the atmospheric and related sciences, complement university and K-12 teaching, entrain future generations of diverse scientists and engineers into our research, inspire and engage the public, and communicate the importance of NCAR’s mission to the media and policymakers as advocates for our work. NCAR makes all opportunities, resources, and programs accessible and welcoming to individuals from a wide diversity of backgrounds and institutions.

Our goals are to

  • Inspire, engage and inform the public about the atmospheric science done by NCAR and the broader atmospheric community.
  • Entrain and prepare a highly skilled and diverse workforce in careers that support NCAR’s mission.
  • Support the university community in training students in cutting-edge atmospheric science research.