Professional Development Resources
Professional Development

Professional development opportunities range from joining an association to taking workshops or courses for inservice teachers to obtaining an advanced degree in education.

National Association of Geoscience Teachers - NAGT is a professional society for earth science educators at all levels. The organization maintains robust regional sections where educators gather to share ideas and materials. There are also a number of award and professional development programs open to K-12 educators. NAGT also publishes the Journal of Geoscience Education, one of the premier publications in geoscience education.

Preparing Teachers to Teach Earth Science: Professional Development Programs - This program, developed under the DLESE Community Services project, has profiled a number of programs across the country where k-12 teachers can engage in professional development and continuing education.