NAGT Policies

The NAGT Executive Committee has adopted a number of policies to help in administering the association.

  • Ethics Policy
    Principles and practices for professional behavior that governs all NAGT members, staff, elected and appointed officers, volunteers, contractors, exhibitors, and sponsors and any non-member who participates in an NAGT program or activity.
    • NAGT Activities Code of Conduct
      NAGT is committed to creating an inclusive, supportive, and collaborative environment for all people. NAGT_Code_of_Conduct_slide.pptx (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 106kB Jan19 21)
    • Awards and Honors Policies
      Awards or honors are awarded to educators and education researchers who have furthered the NAGT mission of improving teaching and learning about the Earth. Committees choosing recipients shall consider whether nominees' conduct has been consistent with NAGT's Ethics Policy.
    • Conflict of Interest Policy
      This policy outlines the NAGT conflict of interest policy relating to elected and appointed members of the Executive Committee, officers and committee chairs.
    • Officer Code of Conduct
      NAGT appoints or elects members of the NAGT community to serve in NAGT leadership roles as members of the Executive Committee and Council. Executive Committee and Council members' conduct must be consistent with NAGT's Ethics Policy.
    • Organizational Liaisons: Roles and Procedures
      NAGT supports a diverse, inclusive, and thriving community of educators and education researchers to improve teaching and learning about the Earth.
    • Code of Ethics for Publications, Presentations, and Applications
      This code of ethics applies to authors and other contributors, as well as editors and peer-reviewers.
  • Endowment Policy
    This policy guides income distributions and management of the endowed funds of NAGT.
  • Event Locations Policy
    NAGT strives to offer inclusive events that respect the rights and dignity of all members and participants.
  • Gift Acceptance Policy
    The Gift Acceptance Policy outlines the criteria for the acceptance of donations made to the NAGT.
  • Privacy Policy
    NAGT is committed to the value of privacy. Any personal information collected will be used only in direct pursuit of NAGT's mission.
  • Record Retention Policy
    The Record Retention Policy sets out the requirements for the retention of important NAGT documents.
  • Sponsorship Policy
    The National Association of Geoscience Teachers sponsors activities in support of the mission of the organization.
  • Suspected Misconduct, Dishonesty, Fraud, and Whistle-blower Protection Policy
    This policy covers the administration of suspected misconduct, dishonestly or fraud within the organization.
  • Travel Reimbursement Guidelines
    NAGT has funds available to support travel expenses for NAGT Officers, Staff, Distinguished Speakers, and Awardees.