The IAU OAE National Astronomy Education Coordinator team for Guatemala

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Melissa Solares Hidalgo
Prof Melissa Solares Hidalgo
Team Chair and Contact Person, NAEC team - Guatemala
American School of Guatemala

High School Physics and Astronomy teacher with 6 years experience. Developer and implementer of the first Guatemalan Astronomy education program for High School. Space and Rocketry club leader for students of ages 14 to 18 years old. College Physics professor at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala.

Appointed as NAEC until: Aug. 1, 2024

Jessica Xitumul
Prof Jessica Xitumul
Team Member, NAEC team - Guatemala

Elementary English teacher with 7 years experience. Graduated as a Special Needs professor with a space and sky enthusiasm. Leader of small astronomy clubs for kids between 6 and 15 years old. Definitely want to go across the universe.

Appointed as NAEC until: Aug. 1, 2024

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To get in touch with the NAEC team for Guatemala please contact:
Prof Melissa Solares Hidalgo via melissasolh​atgmail.com

Astronomy Education in Guatemala

For more information on Astronomy Education in Guatemala, see the Astronomy Education in Guatemala document (PDF file 443.11 kB Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) icons) prepared by our NAEC team