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Workshops and Events

Here you will find links to workshops and events that are of interest to the Geoscience in Two-Year Colleges community.

Unique Research Experiences for Two-year College Faculty and Students

July 11-13, 2012
American Geophysical Union Headquarters - Washington, D.C.

A planning workshop for a new American Geophysical Union initiative to support two-year college faculty and students engaged in student research in the Earth and space sciences.

Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Geoscience Degrees and Careers

July 18-21, 2012
University of Washington - Tacoma

This workshop is a part of the new Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education at Two-Year Colleges (SAGE 2YC) project and will bring together faculty, administrators, and representatives of professional societies to address the challenges and share successful programs and activities for bringing students from two-year colleges into geoscience careers.

Best Practices for Preparing Workforce and Transfer Students in Two-year Colleges for Geoscience Careers

November 3, 2012
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting & Exposition - Charlotte, North Carolina

Participants in this SAGE2YC workshop will learn about successful 2YC college transfer and geotechnical workforce programs and practices, effective student research and internship programs, and geoscience career resources for 2YC students and faculty To register for this one-day workshop ($25) you must also register for one-day ($40) or more of the 2012 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting.

Past Events

Two-Year College Sessions and Presentations at AGU 2011

A listing of talks and posters relevant to two-year college faculty that took place at the American Geophysical Union Meeting in December 2011.

Opportunities for Two-Year College Geoscience Faculty at GSA 2011

There are a number of technical sessions and events planned for the 2011 Geological Society of America Meeting in Minneapolis that will be of interest to two-year college faculty.

Opportunities for Two-Year College Geoscience Faculty at GSA 2010

Technical sessions and event opportunities aimed at two-year college faculty at the 2010 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

The Role of Two-Year Colleges in Geoscience Education and in Broadening Participation in the Geosciences: A Planning Workshop

Planning Workshop - June 24-27, 2010 at Northern Virginia Community College



On the Cutting Edge: Faculty Professional Development Series

On the Cutting Edge runs a suite of workshops every year aimed at providing geoscience faculty with professional development around both pedagogy and content. 2YC faculty are encouraged to participate in these opportunities. Check the Cutting Edge website for upcoming workshops, webinars, and other events that you might be interested in being a part of.