Ways to use AFA Programs

Ways to use AFA Programs

Tips for Chapter and State Organizations:

Fellowships

Sponsor for local Politician for excellent work with AFA
Sponsor for AFA member for excellent work done with State/chapter
Sponsor for person in community helping promote Aerospace Education
Present at State/Chapter function
Send feedback (written report, newspaper article) to AFA to be submitted to AFA Magazine
Get a co-sponsor from among community partners or other community organization
Present at a civic function (e.g., school board meeting)


Spouse & Callahan Scholarship

Recognize at State/Chapter function
Contact Base Education Office to help promote recognition on base
Sponsor Fellowship to honor winner and present at AFA event OR at an appropriate event on the base
Send feedback (written report, newspaper article) to AFA to be submitted to AFA Magazine
Invite recipient to participate in Chapter or State Executive Committee for the year

Chapter Matching Grant

Send feedback (written report, newspaper article) to AFA to be submitted to AFA Magazine
Get a Community Partner or develop a new Partnership to support the program and increase funding capability (e.g., project is $2,000; chapter and partner combined provide the $1,000; AFA Matching the other $1000).

Educator Grant

Recognize at State/Chapter function
Recognize in classroom/school/ school board or PTA meeting
Invite to be on State/Chapter Executive Committee, etc.
Get a community organization (Community Partner or other organization) to Partner with the Chapter and match the AFA grant
Give the educator an AFA membership
Contact USA Today & CAP local representatives to help identify educators to tell about the program
Send feedback (written report, newspaper article) to AFA to be submitted to AFA Magazine

CAP Educator Grant

Recognize at State/Chapter function/school board or PTA meeting
Recognize in classroom/school (for CAP Aerospace Education Members, AEMs)
Give the educator an AFA membership
Recognize at CAP event

CAP Instructor Grant

Recognize at State/Chapter/school board or PTA function
Recognize at CAP event
Invite to be on State/Chapter Executive Committee, etc

AFJROTC Grant

Recognize at State/Chapter function
Recognize at School Board or PTA meeting
Invite to be on State/Chapter Executive Committee, etc
Give an AFA membership
Contact the instructor to offer support/assistance

Pitsenbarger Award

Volunteer to participate in selection process
Attend and assist in presentation at CCAF Graduation (script is provided by AFA)
Contact Base Education Office to help promote recognition on base
Recognize at State/Chapter function

Chapter Teacher of the Year Award
(Two Teachers of the Year award are funded by AFA; multiple certificates may be given. Teacher receives Certificate of Excellence, Notepad, Pin, and Check)

Contact Educator Grant recipients to encourage application submission
Recognize at State/Chapter function
Recognize in classroom/school
Sponsor 1yr. AFA and CAP Aerospace Education Membership (AEM) for teacher -- $45 AFA/$30 AEM
Get Community Partner to co-sponsor AFA & CAP Aerospace Education Memberships
Send feedback (written report, newspaper article) to AFA to be submitted to AFA Magazine or Wingman Magazine
Present multiple certificates of excellence…perhaps one to a teacher in each school