Professional Development


C-GEO Annual GeoFest

GeoFest 2020, March 7th at Portland State University
GeoFest 2020 Program Schedule

View or download the flyer, which includes a link to the registration form

 

Climate Change and Questions of Justice: A Choices Workshop

Saturday March 7th, 2020, 12:30 to 3:30 pm Portland State University
Co-sponsored by the Center for Geography Education in Oregon

C-GEO will host Brown University’s Choices Workshop, which will take place during Geofest at Portland State University. Choices participants are invited to participate in Geofest for free for in the morning, but must preregister by February 28th. 

During this hands-on workshop you will experience lessons and a role play activity from the Choices Climate Change and Questions of Justice unit (provided). Activities are designed to:

  • build students’ critical thinking and analysis skills;
  • support students in articulating their own perspectives; and
  • empower students to make the changes they want regarding climate change.

Cost: $25. Includes the Choices unit Climate Change and Questions of Justice in print and one-year digital license formats, access to morning Geofest sessions, and PDUs. Preregistration is required. Early registration is advised. Register at https://www.choices.edu/event/8964/

2020 Summer Institutes

Climate Change and the New Geography of Tanzania (July 17 - August 3, 2020)

Application deadline December 15, 2019

This is an advanced institute open to only preK-12 teachers who have participated in a previous C-GEO institute and current pre-service teachers.

No longer accepting applications for Tanzania

(please note that to apply to the institute you must apply through the online Survey Monkey form at the previous link, but you may preview a PDF of that form to prepare your answers in advance.)
 

Telling the Story of Your Place August 10-14
Roseburg, Oregon 

Application Deadline Extended to April 12, 2020

All Oregon preK-12 teachers and pre-service teachers are encouraged to apply, regardless of teaching assignment.
View or download flyer for more information

Apply to the Institute 
(please note that to apply to the institute you must apply through the online Survey Monkey form at the previous link, but you may preview a PDF of that form to prepare your answers in advance.)

GeoCivics: How Geography Impacts Democracy
August 11-14, 2020
Western Oregon University in Monmouth, OR

Application Deadline Extended to April 12, 2020

All Oregon preK-12 teachers and pre-service teachers are encouraged to apply, regardless of teaching assignment.
View or download flyer for more information

Apply to the Institute 
(please note that to apply to the institute you must apply through the online Survey Monkey form at the previous link, but you may preview a PDF of that form to prepare your answers in advance.)

C-GEO Awards

Nominate Oregon classroom teachers who exemplify best practices in geography education or work to promote geography education in Oregon, or non-formal educators and school administrators who advocate for or promote geography for a C-GEO award.

 

Non-C-GEO Awards

Request support for nominations of teachers for awards offered by professional organizations such as NCSS, OCSS, NGEF, NSTA, etc.

 

Overseas Opportunities for Teachers

 

How to become a C-GEO Teacher Consultant