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Kevin McCarron

Mr. Kevin McCarron

Kevin McCarron

Oak Park and River Forest High School, Oak Park, Illinois

Grades or community reached

Other Educators, 10, 11, 12


Mr. McCarron was one of the first participants in NITARP.





  • In summary, this [AAS meeting] was amazing. For four straight days, if I'd thrown a rock I would have hit a scientist. Priceless.

  • These are some talented and really fun people.

  • Attended Kepler announcement of the new planets. Later that day teachers who were actually teaching in my high school e-mailed me to tell me about the planets just discovered. I had to tell them I'd known about that for hours. I was there at the announcement by the scientists involved.

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The 2023 NITARP application is now available! Go here for the instructions. Applications are due by 3pm Pacific time, Monday Sep 12, 2022. (NOTE: we do not yet know if we will be permitted to travel to the AAS!)