Donna Charlevoix

Education & Community Engagement


Donna Charlevoix is the Director of Education and Community Engagement for UNAVCO, the National Science Foundation facility for geodesy research and education, headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, USA. Previously she was the Director of Science & Education Division of the GLOBE Program (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment), a NASA-sponsored, international K-12 science education program. Dr. Charlevoix is co-author of a university textbook: Severe and Hazardous Weather, An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology. She is an Adjunct faculty member of the University of Illinois in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences where she was on the faculty for 12 years. Her current research centers on science instruction and learning with a focus on atmospheric sciences and climate, as well as broadening participation in the geosciences. Donna has received multiple teaching awards, is active in governance of the American Meteorological Society, and serves on the Board of several science education non-profit agencies.

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Geodetic Learning Resources for Your Classroom part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Share-a-Thon:Share-a-Thon Presentations
UNAVCO Education and Community Engagement has developed learning modules and supplemental materials focused on geodesy and geodetic applications that are freely available to educators and the public. In this ...

Essay (1)

From the hyper-local to global: UNAVCO's vision for sustainability in earth education part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Earth Education for Sustainable Societies:Essays
Beth Bartel, Beth Pratt-Situala, Donna Charlevoix, and Shelley Olds, UNAVCO UNAVCO, a non-profit university consortium, operates the NSF's Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience (GAGE). Beth ...

Conference Presentations (15)

Geoscience Workforce Development Activities at UNAVCO part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
This presentation focuses on the ongoing efforts at UNAVCO to meet the needs of students and faculty dedicated to broadening participation in the future geoscience workforce. The geosciences lag behind other STEM ...

Other Contributions (7)

UNAVCO part of EarthConnections:Program Descriptions
As a facility we provide resources for conducting research and education using geodesy. The education program includes a wide variety of professional development, curriculum materials development, internship programs, and communications and marketing.