Dear NAGT Leaders, It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of one of our Executive Committee members, Janis Treworgy. She taught class Tuesday morning and passed away in the afternoon. We know no other details at this time. Janis served as our secretary/treasurer for the past three years. […]
There will be no Spring Meeting. Unfortunately several unexpected problems arose for CSU Bakersfield and they had to back out. They have agreed to host the fall meeting and it will be held in Bakersfield the 16th – 18th of October.
Santa Barbara will be hosting our Spring of 2016 meeting 1-3 April, 2016, More information as it becomes available.
Our next meeting is at California State University, Bakersfield October 16-18, 2015 focusing on hydrocarbon exploration and production in the San Joaquin Valley. Registration will be announced in September 2015.
An M.S. in geology from an accredited school, and a love of working with young people/teaching & sharing your love of geology are the essential requirements. There may be an urgent need to find someone quickly for a spring 2015 “geology 101″ lab, one evening per week, class beginning sometime around 5 or 6 pm, […]
Webinar Presenters: Allison Beauregard (Northwest Florida State College) Peter Berquist and Lynsey LeMay (Thomas Nelson Community College) Mark Boryta and Becca Walker (Mt. San Antonio College) Laura Guertin (Penn State University – Brandywine) Joshua Villalobos (El Paso Community College) Conducting student research at two-year colleges can be challenging and rewarding. This webinar will include examples […]
The fall meeting of the Far Western Section of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers is taking place on Oct 10th-12th in Sacramento at California State University Sacramento. Trip opportunities include the Sierras, Delta and local Sacramento geology. Professors, K-12 teachers, and students (official and unofficial) of the earth sciences or geology are encouraged to […]
The Science, Math, & Engineering department at Modesto Junior College has opened an Instructional Support Technician – Life Sciences position for recruitment. To view this position and/or apply please access the link below: https://yosemite.peopleadmin.com/postings/1137 Recruitment for this position will close on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11:59 pm.
A Note from Wendy Van Norden, the far west section director of NESTA… Dear Earth Science Educator, Is there a crisis in California Earth Science? I received an email from a teacher about the Earth Science crisis that she was seeing in her school district. (see letter below) That prompted me to wonder, is there […]
Modesto Junior College recently occupied what we think may be the finest teaching facility of its kind in the Great Valley of California, and maybe in the entire state. The Science Community Center at Modesto Junior College is a monument to the importance of science education, with state-of-the-art labs and classrooms for biology, astronomy, […]