ExxonMobil Exploration and the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) will be holding a K-5 Earth Science/STEM Teacher Leadership Academy in Houston, Texas on June 25-30, 2017. In addition, a Middle School Earth Science/STEM Teacher Leadership Academy will be held in Houston on July 16-21, 2017. Each academy will provide teachers with earth science content, hands-on activities, and resources and field experiences that can be used with students in the classroom and with colleagues in professional development settings. Each academy has space for 25 participants and encourages participation in teams of two or more educators. Educators may learn more online at http://www.americangeosciences.org/education/k-12-professional-development-programs. Scroll down to “Earth Science Teacher Leadership Academy,” and click on the appropriate option (K-5 or Middle School).
For each academy, science supervisors and principals are encouraged to nominate teachers by sending names and e-mail contact information for nominees to Juliet Crowell at email@example.com. Nominees will receive an online application form and instructions on how to complete the application process.