Program Goals:- Identify and support needs for geography and global education- Facilitate professional learning and resource development for K-12 teachers in the Sacramento region- Connect K-12 educators with academic scholars in geography and global studies for collaborative learning opportunities - Deepen collective knowledge of new California History-Social Science Framework with focus on content, inquiry, citizenship, and literacy development for all students
Program Information:The program requires participants to participate in 4 Saturday face-to-face meetings and 4 evening online meetings. As a result, participants will:- Receive a $500 stipend and 30 hours of professional development (continuing education credits will be available for an additional fee) - Earn the National Geographic Teacher Certificate- Develop knowledge and instructional practices for effective teaching and learning- Contribute to inquiry-based curriculum development- Share resources, ideas, and instructional and assessment practices- Collaborate with colleagues to develop regional network in support of geography and global education programs
Program Details:- Four Saturday in-person meetings, 9am - 3 pm: October 1, November 5, January 21, and April 29. - Four Monday on-line meetings, 4 - 6pm: October 24, December 5, February 6, March 20
If you are interested in joining the 2016-2017 GeoGlobal Inquiry Educator Network, please complete and submit this application by September 9, 2016. Please answer accurately. We are looking for a small cohort with diverse experience, so we do not expect expertise on each of the questions.
Selected teachers who complete all requirements will earn a $500 stipend and 30 professional development hours.