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Professional Development Events

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Explore rich materials developed through hundreds of past workshops and webinars. These events have included a broad range of topics from preparing for an academic career to teaching energy awareness and teaching about risk and resilience. View Past Events »

NAGT conducts and sponsors faculty development and topical workshops, webinars, and conferences. These events provide opportunities for faculty to learn more about pedagogy, to share their classroom and professional experiences and teaching materials, and to discuss what works and what's needed in geoscience education. If you are interested in getting a workshop or project sponsored, you can apply through the session, event, and program page.

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Professional Development Opportunities

EER logo circle Earth Educators' Rendezvous

Annual conference aimed at improving undergraduate Earth education. Events will include workshops, oral and poster sessions, plenary talks, and working groups.

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The NAGT Traveling Workshops Program brings national leaders in geoscience education to your campus or regional event to help faculty develop stronger courses or departments or a mixture of both.

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These workshops, for tenure-track early career faculty, include sessions on effective teaching strategies, course design, establishing a research program in a new setting, working with research students, balancing professional & personal responsibilities, and time management.

NAGT Logo Circle Color NAGT Sponsored Workshops, Sessions, and Events at Conferences

NAGT supports a number of workshops throughout the year at various conferences that differ in size and scope. Request to have NAGT sponsor your session or event.

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The NAGT supports numerous webinars that vary in topic depending on the collaborating program or project. You can register for upcoming webinars or browse the past webinar archives by clicking here.

Topical Events

epccutep studnets circle Workshop: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Earth and Environmental Sciences: Supporting the Success of All Students

April 10-12, 2019: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

This workshop emphasizes understanding your current students and community, recognizing barriers to and opportunities for inclusion, developing strategies to support all students, helping them thrive in their education, and launching them onto the next phase of their life or career. Workshop sessions will involve activities focused on strategic analysis and planning, program design and instructional strategies coupled with opportunities to learn about relevant research and experience.

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Participate in or explore resources from in-depth workshops and webinars devoted to Geoscience Education Research (GER).

ngss globe 100 Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards

The NAGT supports workshops, webinars, and discussions to help implementation of the framework for K-12 science education, the foundation for the Next Generation Science Standards.