Building Strong Geoscience Programs at Two-Year Colleges

Monday, 10 December 2018 – 1:00-4:00 pm

In conjunction with the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC

Location: Marriott Marquis (901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington D.C.), Georgetown room

Workshop Leaders: Norlene Emerson (University of Wisconsin-Richland), Eric Baer (Highline College), and Heather Macdonald (College of William & Mary)

Workshop Goals

  • Reflect on the strengths of your program and opportunities for growth
  • Consider strategies for building a strong geoscience program in a community college
  • Share your expertise and experience and learn from the research base and from others at the workshop
  • Develop and receive feedback on a plan to strengthen one or more aspects of your geoscience program


Workshop Slides (Acrobat (PDF) 1.1MB Dec10 18)

Monday, December 10, 2018

1:00 Welcome, introductions, and workshop goals

1:00-2:00 Considering your program strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats: A SWOT analysis of your geoscience program

2:00-3:00 Strategies for strengthening your program

3:00-3:10 Break

3:10-3:45 Action planning and feedback

3:45-3:55 Wrap up and evaluation