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This workshop will be held at Tennessee State University located in Nashville, TN. All scheduled workshop events will be on the Tennessee State University campus in the Farrell-Westbrook Complex rooms 117-119. The program will begin on Thursday evening, February 2nd, at 5 pm and will conclude at 2 pm on Saturday, February 4th.

Thursday, February 2nd

Afternoon: Participants arrive and check into hotel

4:25 pm Gather in hotel lobby for transportation to TSU

5:00 - 6:00 pm Reception and icebreaker activity -- Jim Ebert

  • Gallery Walk: Ideal Teacher Exercise - Participants break into small groups (3 people) to address their question from the Ideal Teacher Exercise. Each group will rotate through each station and add their thoughts or questions. Then, groups will report out on their question.
  • Ideal Teacher Exercise

6:00 - 7:15 pm Dinner

7:15 - 7:30 pm Welcome and introductions

  • Welcome -- Reginald Archer, David Padgett
  • HBCU Geoscience Working Group -- Felicia Davis

7:30 - 8:30 pm Keynote Presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 18.5MB Feb4 17): Dr. Aditya Kar, Fort Valley State University
Introduction by Cheryl Young
Topic: What do pre-service teachers need to know to be successful teaching Earth science and the importance of early uptake of Earth literacy

Q and A: Felicia Davis

Friday, February 3rd

Full breakfast at hotel (open at 6 am)

7:55 am Gather in hotel lobby for transportation to TSU

8:30 - 8:45 am Opening Session-- Cheryl Young, Cathy Manduca

  • Welcome from Dr. Sam Nahashon, Department Head, Ag and Environmental Sciences
  • Workshop goals and agenda, InTeGrate and the HBCU working group - Cathy Manduca
    Workshop overiew (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 3.4MB Feb2 17)
  • Historical perspective - Cheryl Young

8:45 - 10:15 am Whole Group Introductions and Discussion: Learning about how our pre-service teacher programs address the need for creating an early pipeline, teaching about Earth in the context of society, and teaching about the role of human impact. Each group will give a 5 minute overview of their program by building on their submitted program description. -- Cheryl Young

10:15 - 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30 am Working Groups: SWOT analysis across programs. What are the major opportunities and challenges that we can address using InTeGrate or through collaboration? Working groups consist of people from different teams so teams from different schools can learn what other programs do. SWOT Analysis -- Rory McFadden

11:30 - 11:55 am Team reflection and whole group discussion -- Cathy Manduca

11:55 - 12:15 pm GLOBE Program description -- David Padgett

12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Tennessee State Dining Hall

1:30 - 3:00 pm Panel Discussion: InTeGrate materials created for pre-service teachers and introductory courses - Rory McFadden
InTeGrate Teacher Preparation Modules/Courses

InTeGrate Components (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.1MB Feb3 17)

3:00 - 3:15 pm Break

3:15 - 5:00 pm Small group work: Bring or apply InTeGrate principles and materials into your course or program (possibly group by discipline). Participants should develop plan for how they will move forward and possibly work with an expert (coach).

5:00 - 6:00 pm Whole group and individual reflection on the day; Roadcheck

6:30 - 8:00 pm Dinner at BB King's Blues Club

Saturday, February 4th

Full breakfast at hotel (opens at 7 am)

7:55 am Gather in hotel lobby for transportation to TSU

8:30 - 8:45 am Opening remarks and roadcheck review -- Cathy Manduca, Rory McFadden
Workshops and Webinars

8:45 - 10:15 am Whole Group Discussion: Addressing collaboration across institutions

10:15 - 10:30 am Break

10:30 - 12:00 pm Small group work: Work on Action plan that could focus on a course, program, or collaboration.

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch (box lunches)

1:00 - 2:00 pm Synthesis of what we have learned and next steps -- Felicia Davis