Northeastern Section

Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts,
Rhode Island, Connecticut, and all Canadian provinces east of Ontario

Upcoming and Recent Events

July 2023: Susan Meabh Kelly co-facilated a round table discussion about NAGT's DEI initiatives during the 2023 Earth Educators Rendezvous, as well as a two day workshop on qualitative methods.

March 2023: The section organized a luncheon during Joint GSA Section Meeting on Sunday, March 19th at 12:00 PM. New England, Eastern, and South Eastern NAGT members were invited, as well as general meeting registrants.

October 2022: The section organized an informative geological field trip for K-12 teachers in conjunction with the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference.

August 2022: Susan Meabh Kelly had been invited to contribute to the four day Second National Conference: Justice in Geoscience in Washington, D.C. This was part of the AGU Chapman conference series.

The section hosted an informal evening gathering with live folk music at a central Connecticut farm/brewery (Hops on the Hill) on Saturday, August 20th, 4 - 6 PM.

July 2022: Susan Meabh Kelly hosted a round table at the 2022 Earth Educators Rendezvous. The topic was geoscience learning ecosystems.

May 2022: The section hosted a webinar dedicated to exchanging ideas and resources for K-5 NGSS Earth and Space Science on Monday, May 9th, 7:00 - 8:00 PM Eastern.

March 2022: The section hosted a luncheon during GSA NE Section Meeting on Sunday, March 20th at 12:00 PM. The $27 ticketed event was an option that was part of the meeting registration. Members participating included those from NE and Eastern section.

January 2022: The section sponsored a virtual talk on applying indigenous knowledge to restore indigenous landscapes on Monday, January 17th, 7-8 PM Eastern. A book written by the invited speaker, Dr. Jessica Hernandez, had been scheduled to launch the following day.

December 2021: Susan Meabh Kelly was an invited panelist at the 2021 American Geophysical Union meeting. The panel, entitled Inclusivity in the Geosciences, was scheduled on Wednesday, December 15th.

November 2021: Lindsay Waack represented NAGT-NE at the tri-annual NSTA District I Retreat on the campus of the University of Connecticut.

July 2021: Lori Weeden facilitated two fee-free webinars dedicated to K-12 integration of climate change as part of the University of Massachusetts/Lowell's NSF-funded Climate Change Initiative.

July 2021: Susan Meabh Kelly convened an afternoon workshop at Earth Educators' Rendezvous dedicated to 9-14 integration of archived and real-time geoscience data. The workshop is entitled: Facilitating Student Exploration of Local Environmental Challenges via Mathematics and Computational Thinking.