Letter of Recommendation and Commitment
To be signed by the principal
Dear Dr. McKay,
It is with great pleasure that I recommend <applicant name> as a
participant in the Spaceward Bound Pilot Program 2006 for Teachers.
<applicant name> works very effectively in teams and has demonstrated
leadership among our science teaching staff by helping to develop and lead
our professional development activities and mentoring beginning teachers.
<applicant name> has participated in our Explorer School activities and has
demonstrated a keen interest in developing methods and resources for
integrating NASA science into his/her classroom. (please elaborate)
As principal of <school name> I wholeheartedly support <applicant
name>’s application to the Spaceward Bound program and will honor
his/her commitment to the progam. I will ensure, to the best of my ability,
the availability of a teleconferencing system as well as <applicant name>’s
participation in the DLN training sessions to be scheduled between March
and June. I will also, to the extent possible, support limited leave during
the school year for Spaceward Bound activities.
<Please add any additional information and/or recommendations>
Principal’s signature and date