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Announcing the 2017 Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop: Teaching, Research, and Managing Your Career
Posted: Jan 16 2017
Are you in your first three years of a permanent academic position? Apply to join us for a multi-day workshop where you will participate in sessions on topics including effective teaching strategies, course design, establishing a research program in a new setting, working with research students, balancing professional and personal responsibilities, and time management. Date: July 9-13, 2017 with optional trip to NSF on July 14. Location: University of Maryland, College Park. Application deadline: March 22, 2017
2017 Project Kindle Fellowship from the Earthwatch Institute
Posted: Jan 12 2017
Earthwatch seeks highly motivated teachers who want to engage their students in hands-on scientific field expeditions and provides those teachers with resources to make that vision a reality. Awarded fellows will experience a funded expedition in the 2017 Summer with other Project Kindle Fellows.
Special Call for InTeGrate Themed Traveling Workshop Program
Posted: Dec 8 2016

Is your department overhauling its curriculum? Have new faculty in your department? Is your department involved in strategic planning? Facing changing enrollment or striving to increase diversity? Want to increase the emphasis on teaching science in the context of societal issues?

InTeGrate & NAGT invite you to improve learning about the Earth in your courses, programs, & departments through our Traveling Workshops Program (TWP). Application deadlines are 1/31 and 3/15.

InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of New Teaching Materials
Posted: Dec 2 2016
Check out the newest materials in the InTeGrate collection: The Wicked Problem of Global Food Security; Coastal Processes, Hazards and Society; An Ecosystem Services Approach to Water Resources; Earth's Thermostat; and Ocean Sustainability.
Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond
Posted: Nov 15 2016
Thank you to NAGT members Kristen St. John, Eric Riggs, and Dave Mogk on writing the recent JGE editorial Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond based on the goals of the (NSF)-funded workshop: Sexual Harassment in the Sciences - A Call to Respond. The authors share their reflections on points from the workshop and results from recent studies that particularly resonated and have implications for geoscience education and geoscience education researchers.
2016 TED Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016
It is time to vote for officers for the Teacher Education Division of NAGT. The ballot includes President, Past President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer. The voting begins on May 24, 2016 and ends on July 1, 2016.
2016 Geo2YC Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016
It is time to vote for Geo2YC: Two-Year College Division of NAGT. The ballot includes Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, and Webmaster. Voting begins on May 24 and ends on July 1, 2016.
2016 GER Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016
It is time to vote for officers of the Geoscience Education Research Division of NAGT. The ballot includes President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Voting begins on May 24 and ends on July 1, 2016.
2016 National Officer Elections
Posted: May 24 2016

It is time to vote for National Officers of NAGT. The ballot includes Vice President and two Councilors-at-Large. Voting begins on May 24 and ends on July 1, 2016.

IRIS Survey: Education Practice about Earth's Interior
Posted: Sep 14 2015
The IRIS consortium is working on a new project and we are looking for people who would be willing to give us some feedback on their education practice about Earth's interior.
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