NASA-in-the-classroom Educator PD Workshop: Sphero in the STEM Classroom

This workshop is open to all New Mexico full-time, grades 6-12 secondary school educators. Participants will receive a Sphero programmable rover and will join their class as they learn how to integrate coding into the curriculum and participate in a simulated Mars rescue mission. The workshop will also highlight the NASA’s Next Gen STEM (NGS) portfolio, My NASA Data and GLOBE Program.


  • High-quality professional learning content
  • One year-long Sphero RVR support subscription
  • Sphero programmable RVR ($279.00 value)
  • $200.00 stipend (Full participation required)
  • Mileage and lodging reimbursement for eligible participants

The workshop will be held in the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo, NM on June 23 and 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The application for the workshop can be accessed here:

The deadline to submit your application is April 30, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. MDT

For questions, send email to or call (575) 646-6414.