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Welcome! to the Southwest section of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Home Page.

NAGT is an organization that is dedicated to the advancement of geoscience education at all levels. The individual sections are committed to advancing geoscience education on a more personal level by holding field conferences, identifying exemplary teachers and acting as a liaison between members and the national office. Ready to join?

Section Officers

President: Dan Stephen, Utah Valley University
Vice-President: Merry Wilson, Scottsdale Community College
Secretary: Laura Lukes, Rio Salado Community College
Treasurer: Steve Semken, Arizona State University
OESTA Contact: Kaatje Kraft, Mesa Community College


Spring 2013 Newsletter (Acrobat (PDF) 5.5MB Mar25 13) Check out the happenings in 2012 and our Post-Apocalypse plans for 2013!

Meetings and Field Trips

  • We are on a rotating schedule and welcome field trip suggestions. Please contact the coordinators listed below.
  • Spring 2013 - Arizona: Coordinator = Merry Wilson, AZ Geological Survey
  • Spring 2014 - Utah: Coordinator = Randy Skinner, BYU
  • Spring 2015 - Colorado, I'm looking at you...
Past Meetings:
  • Don't forget to nominate a teacher for the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Southwest section award. (more info)