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- NAGT needs your vote on proposed constitutional changes
NAGT's Executive Committee has proposed changes to the NAGT Constitution that require a vote from the membership. A majority of at least 20% of the membership is required to approve these amendments. Please follow the link to review and vote on the changes.
Voting will close on Friday, March 21st. We appreciate your participation.
- JGE Special Issues - Climate Literacy
NAGT and the Journal of Geoscience Education recently brought you two issues of JGE devoted to the important and timely topic of Climate Literacy. Our August (62#3) and November (63#4) issues are filled with articles about Climate Literacy across the realms of precollege teacher professional development, teacher and student knowledge and alternative conceptions, undergraduate education, climate data use, public perception and innovative tools for student learning. The Climate Literacy issues of JGE, "are testimony to the imagination, commitment, and breadth of the geoscience education community, and to the support provided by institutions and agencies to further knowledge on this topic." Kristen St John - JGE editor. NAGT has a limited number of the JGE Double Issues on Climate Literacy available for purchase, you can order single copies of any of our past JGE issues on the NAGT website.
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) was established in 1938 to foster improvement in the teaching of earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the earth sciences, and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public.
NAGT organizes the technical program in geoscience education at every GSA Annual Meeting, and in this context also sponsors numerous technical sessions, workshops, and field trips. The organization also fosters advances in the teaching and learning of geoscience by means of scholarship aid to summer field-camp students, professional workshops for geoscience faculty, its Distinguished Speaker Series, and the Journal of Geoscience Education and through its partnership with the National Association for Black Geologists and Geophysicists.
In 2003 the Central Section of the NAGT was reorganized to include the former Central and East-Central Sections.
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