Preparing Students in Two-Year Colleges for Geoscience Degrees and Careers

Illinois Association of Geoscience Instructors (IAGI)

Joliet Junior College

Local workshop of SAGE 2YC (Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education
in Two-Year colleges)

Workshop Goals

  • provide information about geoscience careers
  • identifying skills necessary for successful transfer
  • discuss the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) and how it relates to preparing 2YC students to transfer to 4YC


Friday, 1 March 2013 from 8 AM to 3 PM


What are the participants expected to do:

  • before the workshop - Complete the enrollment form, obtain a college catalogue to bring with you to refer to during discussion sessions
  • during the workshop - participate in all sessions
  • after the workshop - complete the local workshop evaluation and the supplemental 5 question SAGE evaluation


There are no costs for attending this workshop.

Application and Selection Criteria

All prospective participants are encouraged to complete the enrollment form. On-site registrants will be asked to complete the enrollment form when they arrive.


The workshop will be in the T Building Conference Center on the campus of Joliet Junior College. For driving directions to Joliet Junior College, please see ( For the location of the T Building Conference Center, please see this campus map ( If you are coming the night before, here is a list of local hotels ( For other questions about Joliet Junior College, please contact Jon Laratta at


David Voorhees, Waubonsee Community College (
Cheryl Resnick, Illinois Central College (

If you would like further information about the workshop, please contact one of conveners listed above.

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