2019 Lake Erie Shipboard Science Workshop Application
Thank you for taking time to complete the 2019 Lake Erie Shipboard Science Workshop application. This year's cruise will take place from July 8 - July 14, 2019, beginning and ending in Cleveland, Ohio. Visit this link (bit.do/shipboardflyer) to view the Lake Erie Shipboard Science Workshop flyer.

Prior to completing this application, you will need to have the following information ready and available:

1. Home and work contact information
2. Your fields of certification/licensure and years of experience
3. Subjects and/or grade levels of your audiences
4. Work demographics (number of learners; percentages of students who are English learners, receive free/reduced lunch; school population diversity percentages)
5. Name and email address of the person providing your letter of recommendation
6. Personal statement

Be prepared to upload your PERSONAL STATEMENT. Create this personal statement in another document and save it as a PDF file prior to uploading it.

Describe why you think this program would benefit you as a professional. Please include:
1. any experience with integrating Great Lakes and/or ocean science (or general aquatic science) into your educational setting;
2. any experience with engaging students in stewardship and/or citizen science activities;
3. any experience incorporating scientific data and/or educational technology in your educational setting;
4. any leadership roles you've held as an educator;
5. how you plan to share your new workshop knowledge to increase Great Lakes literacy in YOUR classroom or educational setting; and
6. how you plan to share your new workshop knowledge to increase Great Lakes literacy BEYOND your classroom or educational setting.


The letter of recommendation should be from your principal or supervisor in your school, district, or informal education institution who is familiar with your teaching and previous participation in professional learning opportunities. The writer should comment on your work with students/learners, experience collaborating with colleagues, and role as an educational leader. Please feel free to share this document (bit.do/lesswrecletter) with the person writing the letter to help guide them.

You will need to input the name and email address of the person writing this letter into this application.

We suggest this letter be emailed to greene.792@osu.edu prior to February 28, 2019. We will email you the week of March 2, 2019 if for some reason your letter of recommendation has not been received. No letters will be accepted after March 8, 2019.

IT IS BEST TO COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION ALL AT ONCE. Gather all required information and have the personal statement ready prior to completing the application.

Contact Angela Greene at greene.792@osu.edu prior to March 8, 2019 if you have questions.

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