Shades of Blue Symposium set for October

Astronauts, Tuskegee Airmen, Aeronautical & Aviation Professionals to take our youth INTO THE BLUE!


SHADES OF BLUE is set to honor America's Heroes during a highly anticipated, exciting and fun filled 4-day event focusing on Aeronautical, Aviation and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related fields October 5 – 8, 2016.

Stimulating scheduled events include the SHADES OF BLUE Symposium, and our E-Learning webcast of "Subject Matter Experts." Our goal is to broadcast to approximately 10 million students nationwide. Topping it off in stellar fashion is the SHADES OF BLUE Grand Black-Tie Gala celebration to be held at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Maryland.

The SHADES OF BLUE E-Learning Webcast is an interactive online presentation that is in harmony with the SHADES OF BLUE STEM educational initiatives that engage and educate students. This exciting "Question & Answer" session streamed live via the internet to our goal of over 10 million children nationwide will expose students and instructors alike to "Subject Matter Experts" made up of Astronauts, Tuskegee Airmen and professionals from the Aeronautical, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics related fields. (STEM)

To register your school for the SHADES OF BLUE E-Learning Webcast -

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SHADES OF BLUE is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to mentoring, tutoring, counseling, and arranging referrals for young people who desire to pursue STEM careers. Although SHADES OF BLUE primarily focuses on aviation and aerospace, the same level of assistance is available to all students.

Within the organization are numerous professionals “Subject Matter Experts” who provide a support system for mentoring and job placement that will maximize the probability of success of the students who choose a career in STEM - related fields.

SHADES OF BLUE has developed a system to identify and monitor students from elementary school through college. In addition, SHADES OF BLUE has developed partnerships and strong relationships with many businesses and educational groups within the STEM oriented fields, who are able to provide graduates with potential future employment and/or educational opportunities.  They believe as we do, that as leaders, we need to help and assist in setting early educational paths for our youth that adhere to our dedicated focus of encouraging kids to enter the aerospace, aviation and scientific career fields with a passion that deserves our very best effort.




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  • Joe Rajacic
    commented 2016-08-17 16:42:50 -0700
    Pete – This is a wonderful opportunity for our younger generation to excited about space and aeronautics.