Title: ASP 2021: Sharing Best Practices – AstronomyTeaching and Public Engagement
Editors: Greg Schultz, Joseph B. Jensen, Linda Shore
Conference Date: 30 Nov -0001 - 30 Nov -0001
Sharing Best Practices: Astronomy Teaching and Public Engagement

ASP2021: A Virtual Conference
18-20 November 2021

The 134th Annual Meeting of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific was its second virtual conference and gathered over 250 attendees from around the world. It included college astronomy instructors, K-12 educators, scientists, science communicators, and public engagement professionals in astronomy and related fields. Whether you teach astronomy to students, engage the public in astronomy live or online, or design astronomy learning experiences, the ASP2021 conference was not to be missed. This proceedings volume captures many of the best presentations.

Program strands for ASP2021 included: Teaching Introductory Astronomy --- What are We Doing Now?; Engaging Astronomy Learners Using Smart Phones, Tablets, etc.; Doing Public Engagement in Informal Settings; Communicating Science Using Social and Traditional Media; Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Access and Social Justice; Addressing Climate/Environmental Science and Preserving Dark Skies; and Getting Ready for Upcoming Eclipses --- Lunar and Solar!