2013 NEATT Conference
"Stone Age to Space Age"
Engineering Our Future
November 15 & 16, 2013
NEATT Guest Speaker 2013
National Aviation and Space Education Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S., Department of Transportation
|James Brough is the FAA’s National Aviation and Space Education Program Manager. Jim provides national leadership to strengthen the foundation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in students to prepare them to enter the aviation and space industries workforce.
Mr. Brough was an educator for 21 years. During that time he taught at the elementary, middle, and high school levels as well as developing and teaching numerous undergraduate and graduate courses. In 1997, he received a master’s degree in education, that same year he was inducted into Phi Delta Kappa in recognition of his educational efforts. Jim joined the Federal Aviation Administration in 2008.
Jim is also a private pilot and aircraft owner, which brings a unique perspective to his position as the National AVSED Program Manager. This background allows a better understanding of the issues and the problems faced by both the educational and aerospace communities.
He has received recognition and numerous awards for his aerospace education initiatives including, the Christa McAuliffe SabbaticalAward and an Excellence in Education Award (“ED”ies) by the state of New Hampshire. In 2001 Jim was inducted was into the New Hampshire Teacher’s Hall of Fame. Jim is a member of EAA, AOPA, WAI, and AFA.
As the Federal Aviation Administration’s Aviation and Space Education Program Manager, Jim continues to reach out to industry leaders, government agencies, and private organizations to ensure America remains the world leader in aerospace education.
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Last updated October 8, 2013