5. Mark Your Calendars!
»Earth Educators’ Rendezvous 2016
18 – 22 July 2016 / Hosted by the
University of Wisconsin – Madison, U.S.
Become a part of a mix of college faculty, graduate students, and K-12 teachers from all disciplines who are interested in improving their teaching about Earth. The program is designed to appeal to everyone from the instructor attending their first Earth education themed meeting, to experienced STEM education researchers and administrators who want to better support students in their programs. Among many options, participants can learn about new teaching approaches, discover opportunities to get involved in research programs, prepare for an academic career, or discuss how to approach teaching and learning challenges in their classroom. Consider joining the Rendezvous for 2- or 3-day blocks, or for the whole week-long (5-day) event. EER 2016 Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 March 2016.
»Geological Society of America Annual Meeting is in Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Earlier than usual, the main technical sessions of the annual meeting are 25 – 28 September (not October and not November as in recent years). See www.geosociety.org for information. Mark your calendar for the proportionally early 12 July abstract submission deadline.