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Debbie McKay

Ms. Debbie McKay

Debbie McKay

WVU's HSTA program/Wheeling Park High School, Wheeling, West Virginia

Grades or community reached

9, 10, 11, 12


Ms. McKay is part of the NITARP 2023 class.




  • NITARP 2024 proposal review April 15, 2024

    Many people helped with the review of the 2023 NITARP teams' proposals. Thanks to you all! People at IPAC who helped included:

    • Indrajit Das
    • Narot Piric
    • Troy Raen
    • Jaladh Singhal
  • January 2024 updates for Ms. McKay January 29, 2024

    Ms. McKay got some nice local news coverage.

  • November 2023 updates for Ms. McKay November 13, 2023

    Ms. McKay shared her experiences in NITARP (and ACEAP) at a presentation for the annual WV state science teachers' conference, as a guest speaker for an afterschool STEM program, and an astronomy program at a local (to her) environmental center.

  • May 2023 updates for Ms. McKay May 23, 2023

    Ms. McKay writes:

    The WV state HSTA site has our picture from Seattle on their news section. I've already had requests to give talks when all [of this] is over!


The 2025 NITARP application is now available! Go here for the instructions. Applications are due by 3pm Pacific time, Friday Sep 13, 2024. (NOTE: contingent on availability of funds and AAS travel!)