We don't just offer education and outreach opportunities, we also actively contribute to the body of scientific literature that seeks to define and explore the most effective, evidence-based approaches to sharing science and developing future scientists.

Reports & publications

"2018-2024 NCAR Education & Outreach Strategic Plan"

Provides guidance for NCAR Education and Outreach and a framework for tracking and reporting impact

The plan’s three main strategic goals are:

  • To inspire, engage and inform the public about the atmospheric and related sciences conducted by NCAR and the university community.
  • To entrain and prepare a highly skilled and diverse workforce for careers in the atmospheric and related sciences.
  • To support the university community in educating students in the atmospheric and related sciences.

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"Increasing the diversity of your graduate program: Translating best practices into success"

Explores the success of a strategic initiative to increase diversity in the atmospheric sciences at Colorado State University

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"Long-term impacts of a career development workshop for undergraduates"

A look at how the weeklong Undergraduate Leadership Workshop benefits participants for the short- and long-term

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