May 16, 2003
8:00 am Continental Breakfast at AGU
8:30 am Welcome, Introductions, Workshop Overview and Goals Jill Karsten, Heather Macdonald, Cathy Manduca
9:00 am Preparing Earth Science Teachers: What Should They Know and Be Able to Do
9:40 am Preparing Teachers to Teach Earth Science: What is Working? What is Needed? Joan Prival, National Science Foundation
10:10 am Break
10:30 am Introductory Courses: A Spectrum of Approaches to Linking Content and Methods
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Gaining Real World Experience in Research and Teaching (break-out groups)
  • Teaching Experiences
  • Research Experiences
2:30 pm Finalizing Recommendations about Real World Experience
3:00 pm Break
3:20 pm Recruiting Geoscience Students for K-12 Teaching Careers: Warming the Climate and Recruiting the People
4:20 pm Are We On Track: Perspectives from Teachers and Educators
5:30 pm Reception
6:30 pm Dinner

May 17, 2003
8:00 am Continental Breakfast at AGU
8:30 am Designing an Effective Program: A Variety of Approaches to Implementing Critical Elements Bob Ridky, U.S. Geological Survey
9:15 am Beyond Classroom Teaching: Brainstorming Session (break-out groups)
10:00 am Report Outs
10:30 am Break
10:50 am Working Together: Strategies for Strengthening the Total Teacher Preparation Experience
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Developing Plans, Building Support, and Gaining Commitment
2:00 pm Key Ideas, Missed Points, and Next Steps
2:45 pm Workshop Evaluation