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2015 GER Officer Elections
Posted: Jul 1 2015
It is time to vote for officers for the new Geoscience Education Research Division of NAGT. The ballot includes President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The voting begins on the morning of July 1, 2015 and ends on August 5, 2015.
2015 National Officer Elections
Posted: Jul 1 2015
The 2015 NAGT national elections will begin on July 1, 2015 and end on August 5, 2015. Members may vote via online ballot for Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, and two Councilors-at-Large.
2015 Geo2YC Officer Elections
Posted: Jul 1 2015
It's time to elect new officers for the Geo2YC Division to help lead the Division through the next year. The election begins July 1, 2015 and goes through August 5, 2015.
2015 TED Officer Elections
Posted: Jul 1 2015
It is time to vote for officers for the new Teacher Education Division of NAGT. The ballot includes President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and Media Director. The voting begins on the morning of July 1, 2015 and ends on August 5, 2015.
NAGT Joins in Call for Action
Posted: Jun 23 2015
NAGT joins over 250 groups and prominent business leaders across the country in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development— Innovation: An American Imperative. The action follows American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, Restoring the Foundation: The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream.
Helping the Next Generation Save the Planet: InTeGrate in the News
Posted: Jun 9 2015
Carleton College highlights SERC's largest project
Kaatje Kraft, Professor of Geology and NAGT Member and Vice President of NAGT's 2YC Division, is a Featured Panelist on an Upcoming June 8 Webinar on Improving Undergraduate Instruction-Registration Now Open
Posted: Jun 3 2015
Please join us on Monday, June 8th at 3:30 pm Central Time for the webinar on Reaching Students: Putting the Book to Work to Improve Undergraduate Instruction. A panel of education experts will provide a summary of the book and discuss evidence-based teaching approaches. Several practitioners featured in the book will share their teaching experiences. A question and answer period will follow presentations.
Interested in Expanding the Impact of your Program? Join us for an Important Webinar on Creating Institutional and Curricular Change
Posted: Jun 1 2015

This webinar will help faculty design a plan to support departmental & institutional change including aspects such as aligning effort with institutional priorities, making use of assets that already exist, and engaging other stakeholders in the efforts. The webinar will be facilitated by Judith Ramaley. Dr. Ramaley is a member of the InTeGrate advisory board and has published extensively on educational reform, science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, and the leadership of organizational change.

The webinar is free but registration is required. Register on the webinar website by June 15.

NAGT-GEO2YC Spring Foundations Newsletter Now Available
Posted: May 27 2015
Whether you are still teaching, enjoying break, or preparing for your summer courses, the following NAGT-GEO2YC Foundations newsletter will inspire and solicit new ideas for your own practices.
Join the Pre-Rendezvous Review Camp
Posted: May 26 2015

Have you registered for the upcoming Earth Educators' Rendezvous? If so, join the pre-Rendezvous Review Camp!

Volunteers are needed for a one-day "Review Camp" to help peer review the collections of submitted teaching activities from InTeGrate and other NAGT sponsored programs on Sunday, July 12, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. We seek reviewers from across the disciplines who can evaluate the content and pedagogical quality of InTeGrate's contributed collections We will select 25 volunteers from those who apply. For this important service, InTeGrate will provide a $500 stipend that will help to offset your travel and accommodations.