I am pleased to announce that Nicole Burt has agreed to serve as Director of Education for WEDC. Nicole will serve in this role in addition to serving as Data and Curriculum Coordinator for the Elmira City School District.
Nicole has been an active teacher with WEDC for nearly a decade and has taught [...]
Alison Mandel assumes new role
After nearly a decade of full time dedication to WEDC, Alison will step down as Education Director effective Sunday, September 6th. She will continue with WEDC as a part time teacher, focusing on the e-Missions she helped to develop.
Throughout her tenure, Alison accomplished many things that helped build [...]
Day 4 – July 30, 2015
The last day of the workshop arrived quickly. The day was spent reflecting and applying our newly learned knowledge. We were provided time throughout the workshop to develop a lesson plan around bioenergy. Many people had the idea of using biophoto reactors. One idea was to use the biophoto [...]
Day 3 – July 29, 2015
After a very long day Tuesday, I had to gear up for another day! I had a lot of thoughts going through my mind from the pervious days. So much new knowledge was just embedded and I was still filtering it all. Wednesday started out with Chris Sperry who [...]
Day 2 – July 28, 2015
The day started out with a warm welcome from Michael Hall, President and CEO of Wings of Eagles Discovery Center. He reminded us that the Elmira and Ithaca area are flying capitals essentially. Many people from the area flew aircrafts or developed aircrafts or had companies. I wasn’t aware [...]
Day 1 – July 27, 2015
I was ready to learn. Previously looking over the agenda I was a little blown away with some, I mean most of the topics. I’m an elementary school teacher (currently a Reading Specialist) and we don’t get exposed to highly scientific things unless it’s from our own interest/passion. At [...]
A few months ago I was approached to attend a National STEM Teacher Workshop. At first, I didn’t know what topics were going to be included but it sounded like an excellent opportunity to grow professionally. As the workshop approached, I learned that the workshop was called Bioenergy and Bioproducts Education Programs. When thinking [...]
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center is going to Mars!
As we make final preparations for the Wings of Eagles Mars Base Eagle exhibit, we will be OPEN TO THE PUBLIC only on Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM or by appointment for school/group tours.
339 Daniel Zenker Drive
Horseheads, NY 14845
Tour our 25,000 sq ft hangar with aircraft on display inside and outside. Experience our collection through static displays, self guided mobile tours and flight simulators. Take home a momento from our Gift Shop to remember your visit and grab a bite to eat at the Wings Cafe. ‹more›