“Aerospace" refers to all flying activities, within the Earth's atmosphere and beyond.
“Aerospace Education" is general (not specialized) education concerned with communicating knowledge, skills, and attitudes about aerospace activities and the total impact of air and space vehicles upon society.
Northeast Region Aerospace Education Officer School
Goals of the Aerospace Education Officer School
- To educate CAP AEO's at Group and Squadron levels about their duties, and resources available.
- To share experiences and ideas to provide excellence in the CAP AE program.
- To increase effective communication between local AE Officers and National AE Staff.
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National Aerospace Education Officer’s School. Usually held in June of each year in Florida. Stay tuned for additional information!
The Model Aircraft and Remote Control (MARC) and Advanced Rocketry Program. Currently in Development for the NER for 2021!
Aerospace Education Awards
(For award details and submission due dates, see CAPP 50-1, the Aerospace Officer’s Handbook)
- Brewer Awards – Four categories: CAP Cadet, CAP Senior, Individual/Organization (non-CAP members) and Lifetime Achievement
- CAP AE Teacher of the Year
- AFA AE Cadet of the Year
- Major General Jeanne M. Holm CAP AE Officer of the Year Award
- A. Crossfield Award – for Senior Members
- Yeager Award – for Senior Members
- Aerospace Badge (Specialty Track) – for Senior Members
- Squadron AE Achievement Award – for Cadet, Composite and Senior Squadrons
- Aerospace Education Mission Award – for CAP Wings
- Aerospace Excellence Award (AEX) – for Cadet, Composite and Senior Squadrons
- Aerospace Excellence Award (AEX) – for Aerospace Education Member (AEM) Classrooms
- National Headquarters Aerospace Education web page https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/programs/aerospace-education
- Connecticut Wing Aerospace Education web page
- Maine Wing Aerospace Education web page http://public.mewg.cap.gov/aerospace-education
- Massachusetts Wing Aerospace Education web page http://www.mawg.cap.gov/public/aerospace-education-public
- Massachusetts Wing AE website listing http://www.mawg.cap.gov/public/aerospace-education-public/ae-websites
- Massachusetts Wing listing of STEM camps http://www.mawg.cap.gov/public/aerospace-education-public/stem-camps).
- New Hampshire Wing Aerospace Education web page
- New Jersey Wing Aerospace Education web page http://www.njwg.cap.gov/aerospace-education
- New York Wing Aerospace Education web page
- Pennsylvania Wing Aerospace Education web page https://pawg.cap.gov/programs/aerospace-education
- Rhode Island Wing Aerospace Education web page https://riwg.cap.gov/aerospace.php
- Vermont Wing Aerospace Education web page