In conjunction with the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting co-sponsored by ASLO, AGU, and TOS.
Sunday, February 23, 2014, 9:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Conveners: Jan Hodder, Allison Beauregard, Jude Apple, and Katryn Wiese
2014 Local Workshops (more information as it becomes available)
Kansas City, MO
From the classroom to the workforce: Increasing student success in the geosciences
Friday, March 14, 2014. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley
Conveners: Ben Wolfe and Todd Martin
Supporting Student Success in the Geosciences at 2-Year Colleges
Friday, March 14, 2014. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nassau Community College
Conveners: JoAnn Thissen, Tracy Imperato, Sean Tvelia, and Joan Horn
Using engaging experiences to craft student success in the earth sciences
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Portland Community College
Conveners: Eriks Puris, Daina Hardisty, and Frank Granshaw
Helping Two-Year College Students Succeed in Geoscience Courses
Tuesday, March 4, 2014. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wake Technical College
Conveners: Gretchen Miller and Adrianne Leinbach
Supporting the Whole Student: Strategies for Success in the Classroom, Transferring, and Finding Professional Opportunities
Friday, May 23, 2014. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Reynolds Community College
Conveners: Karen Layou, Peter Berquist, Lynsey LeMay, and Brett Dolan
Past Topical Workshops
Supporting Student Success in Geoscience at Two-year Colleges
College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA
July 17-20, 2013
Conveners: Heather Macdonald, Eric Baer, Bob Blodgett, and Jan Hodder
Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Geoscience Degrees and Careers
This workshop was held at the Tacoma Campus of the University of Washington in Tacoma, WA on July 18-21, 2012.
Conveners: Heather Macdonald, Eric Baer, Robert H. Blodgett, and Jan Hodder
National Professional Meeting Workshops
Helping Students Succeed in Geoscience Courses at Two-Year Colleges
This workshop was held in association with the 2013 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver, CO on October 26, 2013 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, (Workshop #508.
Conveners: Eric Baer, Highline Community College, and Robert H. Blodgett, Austin Community College District
Best Practices for Preparing Workforce and Transfer Students in Two-year Colleges for Geoscience CareersBest Practices for Preparing Workforce and Transfer Students in Two-Year Colleges for Ocean Science Careers
This workshop was held in association with the 2012 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting and Exposition in Charlotte, NC on November 3, 2012.
Conveners: Robert H. Blodgett, Austin Community College District, and Eric Baer, Highline Community College
This workshop was held in association with the ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA on February 17, 2013.
Conveners: Jan Hodder, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, University of Oregon and Allison Beauregard, Northwest Florida State College
Austin workshop: Best Practices for Preparing Two-year College Students for a Geoscience Career and Transfer; This regional workshop was held at the Institute for Geophysics on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus of the University of Texas in Austin, TX on May 31 - June 1, 2013.
Convener: Robert H. Blodgett, Austin Community College District
2013 Local Workshops
Los Angeles AreaVirginia Area
Geoscience Careers for Today's 2YC Students: This local workshop was held at the Science and Mathematics Complex on the campus of Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA on May 17, 2013.
Conveners: Becca Walker, Mt. San Antonio College, and Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Pasadena City College
Forging Professional Opportunities between Community Colleges and the Workforce: This local workshop was held on the Hampton Campus of Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, VA on May 17, 2013.
Conveners: Peter Berquist and Lynsey LeMay, Thomas Nelson Community College
Best Practices for Preparing Two- Year College (2YC) Students for Geoscience Degrees in Georgia 2013: This local workshop was held at the Gainesville Campus of the University of North Georgia in Gainesville, GA on May 4, 2013.
Conveners: Katayoun Mobasher and Joel Aquino, University of Northern Georgia
Chicago Area Local Workshop
Preparing Students in Two-Year Colleges for Geoscience Degrees and Careers: This workshop was held in conjunction with the Illinois Association of Geoscience Instructors (IAGI) at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, IL on March 1, 2013.
Conveners: David Voorhees, Waubonsee Community College, and Cheryl Resnick, Illinois Central College
Western Alaska Workshop
Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science 2013: This local workshop was held in conjunction with the Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference at the Northwest Campus of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks in Nome, AK on March 20, 2013.
Conveners: Todd Radenbaugh, University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus; Claudia Ihl, University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus; Tara Borland, University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural and Community Development