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Below is the full list of NAGT's current news items and community announcements, beginning with the most recent. If you would like to narrow your view to just national news or a particular section's news, use the links in the box on the right side of the page. You can also view the online supplement to current and past issues of In the Trenches, the NAGT Career Hub, past issues of the e-News Magazine, and more using the links in the navigation menu on the left side of the page.

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Texas A&M University - Instructional Assistant Professor
Posted: Feb 14 2019
Texas A&M University, department of geology and geophysics invites applications for a full-time non-tenure Instructional Assistant Professor.
Instructor, Geology
Posted: Feb 12 2019

Coastline Community College in Fountain Valley, CA is seeking a full-time, equity-minded, tenure track faculty member in Geology commencing with the 2019 fall semester. Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student performance.

Geology Instructor Position, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of South Alabama
Posted: Feb 4 2019
The University of South Alabama Earth Sciences Department invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track faculty Instructor position, starting August 15, 2019. Candidates with outstanding geology teaching credentials are particularly encouraged to apply.
Geosystems Instructor, Honors and Advanced Topics in Virginia
Posted: Jan 28 2019
Full time, K-12 Teaching position at highly specialized public STEM magnet school in Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia. Geosystems is the required 12th grade capstone course that serves to wrap up all prior Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Calculus coursework.
Education Outreach Coordinator and Liaison
Posted: Jan 23 2019
Colorado State University has and opening for an Education Outreach Coordinator and Liaison who will serve as the primary liaison to the National Western Center focusing on program expansion and awareness while enhancing the relationship between CSU, the HEOC and the NWC. The coordinator will assist with furthering the mission of the NWC by developing and coordinating K-16 education and interactive learning opportunities for families from a diversity of backgrounds.
2018 NAGT Elected Officers
Posted: Nov 4 2018
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) welcomed its newest elected officers at the 2018 GSA Annual Meeting
NAGT Search for Executive Director
Posted: Aug 10 2018

NAGT is seeking a qualified person to serve as the Association's Executive Director to begin August 2019.

NAGT's mission is to support a diverse, inclusive, and thriving community of educators and education researchers to improve teaching and learning about the Earth. NAGT represents the collective voice of K-12 teachers, college and university faculty, and informal educators in museums and science centers who share a vision to build geoscience expertise and an Earth-literate society through high-quality education. We seek an exceptional Executive Director to build on past successes and to provide strategic leadership to guide NAGT toward new opportunities for growth.

To learn more about the position and instructions to apply, visit this website.

David McConnell Publishes Article on InTeGrate in Earth Magazine
Posted: Feb 20 2018
David McConnell of North Carolina State University published an article on InTeGrate in the latest issue of Earth magazine. Titled, "Making the first (and last) geoscience class count," the article calls attention to opportunities within introductory geoscience courses to address grand societal challenges that are rooted in the geosciences, thus helping students develop "an appreciation for the global perspective, cultural sensitivity and scientific insight that inform decisions regarding the challenges humans will face in the future."