WHO IS PEGASUS PRODUCTIONS?
The director of this enterprise is Dayle L. Brown, an educator
with over 30 years of classroom experience. Ms. Brown has specialized in planetarium education for over 20 years. Currently
combining these interests with love of art by writing/illustrating a series of books: Skylore from the Planet Earth: stories
from around the world... (ORION, PLEIADES, MILKY WAY, VENUS, Our MOON, and soon COMETS & METEORS).
in the field of astronomy education include:
* 1985 Students worked with Ms. Brown after school to build a cardboard
dome for a K-6 planetarium program. A used Spitz (see Home) A1 projector was donated by Ohio State University.
1987 recipient of Teacher Creativity Fellowship from Lilly Endowment
*1989 selected to attend a NSF Leadership
Institute in astronomy and space science conducted by Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley
*1991 selected to attend S.P.I.C.A., a NSF Project to prepare master teachers to become resource agents for science
teachers, operated by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA
*1991 awarded rank of "Fellow"
by the Great Lakes Planetarium Association
* 1993 & 1994 served as co-director of POPS (NSF Leadership Institute
in astronomy and space science) conducted by the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley
* 2001 Writer for Indiana Science Curriculum Frameworks Document
* 2003 selected for "A Week in the North
Of Italy", hosted by Serafina Zani Astronomical Observatory, in collaboration with the International Planetarium Society
Mobile Planetarium Committee, and with the support of Learning Technologies, Inc. Activities include presenting lessons to
students, a workshop to teachers, and a talk to general public.
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* 2004 published first book: Skylore from Planet Earth: stories from around the world...ORION. Writen
and illustrated in full color by Dayle.
* 2005 served with NASA Explorer Institute Focus Group at NASA Glenn Research
*2006 published second book: Skylore from Planet Earth: stories from around the world...PLEIADES
*2006 awarded grant by the Indiana Arts Commission to write, illustrate, and publish the third book in the Skylore
series - Skylore from Planet Earth: stories from around the world...THE MILKY WAY
*2008 published third book:
Skylore from Planet Earth: stories from around the world...MILKY WAY
*2008 artwork featured in "Sky Heroes"
planetarium show at the Hayden Planetarium in Boston, MA
published fourth book: Skylore from Planet Earth: stories from around the world...VENUS
*2012 published fifth book: Skylore from Planet Earth: stories from around the world...Our MOON
*2013 elected President of Board of Trustees of the South Bend Museum of Art, South
*2013 elected President-Elect of the Great Lakes Planetarium
Association. Will take office at the Spring Equinox, 2014.