Educator Program


Two-Year College Geoscience Faculty
Welcome Reception

Sat., 30 Oct, 4–5 p.m., Colorado Convention Center, Lobby B


Teach in a two-year college?

Please join us at this welcome reception just before the main educators' social (at left). Use this time to get to know your fellow two-year geoscience faculty and discuss the specific needs of community and junior college programs.

Educators in the Denver area and visitors to our region will find a number of events to be of interest, including those noted below:

Annual Geoscience Educators' Social Reception

Saturday, 30 Oct., 5–7 p.m.
Colorado Convention Center, Lobby B

The GSA Education Committee, the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT), the GSA Geoscience Education Division, Cutting Edge, the IRIS Consortium, the American Geological Institute (AGI), the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE), the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA), and UNAVCO invite all educators to a relaxing forum for socializing, sharing ideas, and meeting other geoscience community members interested in education.

Appetizers and cash bar provided.

Field Trips

This year's field trips travel to locations as diverse as Morrison (dinosaur quarries; Red Rocks Amphitheatre) and Boulder (urban stream ecosystem), Colorado; Missoula (Lewis and Clark Line), Montana; and the Book Cliffs in eastern Utah.
Check out at all 25 trips.

Short Course Recommendations for K–12 Teachers

Read course descriptions on the Courses page.

508. Education Research I: Conducting Qualitative Geoscience Education Research.
Sat., 30 Oct., 8 a.m.–noon. Fee: US$118. Limit: 35. CEU: 0.4.

518. Education Research II: Conducting Quantitative Geoscience Education Research.
Sat., 30 Oct., 1–5 p.m. Fee: US$118. Limit: 35. CEU: 0.4.

 

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