This month we recognize Isabel Pilling, science teacher at AMY James Martin in Philadelphia, for her work as a Board Member for the GreenTreks Network. GreenTreks is a non-profit video production and educational organization that highlights environmental solutions to inspire actions within the Philadelphia community and beyond. Isabel has been a math and science teacher to students in grades 6 to 10 for over 15 years in the School District of Philadelphia, inspiring audiences young and old to get involved and make a difference.
PAESTA President, Laura Guertin brings us her next installment in her PAESTA President's Podcasting Series. Be sure to listen to hear Laura talk about National Teacher Day and Teacher Appreciation Week!
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The Pennsylvania Geographical Society (PGS) Awards Committee is soliciting nominations and self-nominations for the following 2015 award:
Teacher Recognition Award. Given to K-12 teachers who are effective at teaching Geography, Earth Science, Environmental Science or other courses such as Social Studies where a significant geographic component is present. More than one award is given each year, and recipients need not be members of PGS.
Nominations or self-nominations should be sent to:
From AGI, 04/17/2015 -- In celebration of Earth Science Week 2015, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests honoring this year's theme, "Visualizing Earth Systems." This year's competitions will feature a photography contest, a visual arts contest, and an essay contest.