Earth Educators' Rendezvous 2019

July 15-19, 2019 | Nashville, TN (co-hosted by Tennessee State and Vanderbilt Universities)

Click to watch the slideshow (MP4 Video 168.9MB Aug7 19).

Thank you for attending the highly successful fifth annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous.

View a slideshow of photos from this year's event.

Save the date for the July 13-17, 2020 Rendezvous in Palo Alto, California (hosted by Stanford University).

We hope to see you at next year's Rendezvous in Palo Alto!


Thank you for helping unlock the Donor Challenge!

Thanks to our community's generosity, we raised $4,693 across the duration of the Rendezvous to successfully match and unlock the $4,000 donation from Friends of NAGT to support travel to next year's Rendezvous. We now have a total of $8,693 to provide travel stipends to the conference in 2020! This year's Donor Challenge is now complete, however if you are interested in donating to NAGT's Professional Development fund, please visit this site.


$8693 raised!
NAGT Growth Giving

Who is Rendezvous for?

Our program is designed to appeal to everyone from instructors and graduate students attending their first Earth-education--themed meeting, to experienced STEM education researchers, to 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. Check out programming geared toward some specific areas of interests and themes or take a look at the program at a glance.

Check out the 2019 program

What happens at Rendezvous?

Save the date for the fifth annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous! The 2018 Rendezvous was a huge success (see it in pictures (MP4 Video 50.3MB Aug1 18)) and we look forward to another exciting event next year in Nashville, TN. Both Tennessee State University, the largest and only state-funded historically black university in Tennessee, and Vanderbilt University, an internationally recognized research university with strong partnerships among its 10 schools and neighboring institutions, will co-host the 2019 Earth Educators' Rendezvous. Sign up to receive timely updates as the 2019 program, deadlines, and speakers becomes available.

Events include workshops, oral and poster sessions, teaching demonstrations, panel discussions, plenary talks, and working groups.

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Conference Chairs

Caitlin Callahan, Grand Valley State University
Lynsey LeMay Thomas Nelson Community College

Contributed Program Chairs

Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Ryan Hollister, Turlock High School

Program Planning Committee


Local Hosts

Reginald Archer, Tennessee State University
Lily Claiborne, Vanderbilt University
Steve Goodbred, Vanderbilt University

Banner Image: The banner image on this website was modified from a photo taken by Jason P. de Koff, Tennessee State University. Pictured is TSU's Ashland City Farm located in Nashville.


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