Basic Information about the NatGeo Summer Workshop
When: June 24-28
Where: Washington, DC
Who is eligible:
-teams of 2 middle school educators
-both must be from same school
-1 should be a science/social studies teacher and 1 should be in the role of a library, media, or technology specialist
-agree to 1 year commitment with Nat Geo with deliverables
The RI Geography Education Alliance is very excited to offer this opportunity to a team of middle school teachers to go to Washington D.C. and be at National Geographic headquarters (trust me, it’s an amazing experience being there–one I wish every teacher could have). Please consider applying with someone else at your school.
Each teacher will receive a $600 stipend for: participating in the summer institute; attending webinars during the 2017-18 academic year; working closely with the Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance to develop an in-state workshop to be held in 2017-2018; and presenting the Geo-Inquiry process at a conference or regional professional development event.
To apply, please complete linked application form below for your school-based team (2 educators). Please submit your applications by Wednesday April 5th, 2017 and the selected teachers will be contacted by Monday April 10th.