Happy National Teacher Day and National Teacher Appreciation Week.

The National  Council for Geographic Education is proud to support so many wonderful  geographic educators across the county and around the world. Your hard work,  enthusiasm and dedication inspire us everyday. Thank you for being an NCGE  member and thank you for being a teacher.

Below is the latest news from NCGE. If you have any questions or need assistance please contact us at ncge@ncge.org or at (202) 862-8683.

-NCGE Staff
Don’t Miss the 2012 NCGE Awards Deadline


This Friday, May 11, 2012 is the last day you can submit nominations for the following awards.

* Women in Geographic Education Scholarship

* Outstanding Support for Geography Education

* Natoli Dissertation Award

* Distinguished Mentor Award

* Herff Jones Nystrom Geography Award

* Geographic Excellence in Media Award

Please click on any of the award names above to link to it’s information page or
visit the NCGE awards page for more information.

Awards Page…

New, Free Teaching Resources on Population Trends
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The Population Reference Bureau has a variety of new resources for educators, designed to introduce demographic concepts to student.

On their website (www.prb.org ) are ready-made PowerPoint graphics, customized maps and charts, short videos, lesson plans, and reports and articles about current events.

Download a flyer.

Learn more…

2012 National Conference on Geographic Education


Great opportunities are available during the 2012 National Conference on Geographic Education. October 4-7, 2012 in San Marcos, Texas.

Visit one of the links below to find out more…

* Go on a 2012 Field Trip

* Make Hotel Reservations

* Hertz Rent-a-Car Discount

* Find Registration Rates

* Get Graduate Credit

* Exhibitor Prospectus & Sponsorship Opportunities

Learn More…


Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that runs summer professional
development travel programs designed for teachers.

GEEO is offering 13 different travel programs for the summer of 2012:
India/Nepal, Vietnam, Thailand/Laos/Cambodia, China, Russia/Mongolia/China,
Turkey 15 day, South Africa/Mozambique/Zimbabwe/Botswana, Morocco, Peru,
Ecuador, The Galapagos Islands and Costa Rica. The registration deadline is June
1st and space is limited!

Educators have the option to earn graduate school credit and professional development credit while seeing the world. The trips are 8 to 24 days in length and are designed and discounted to be interesting and affordable for teachers.
GEEO provides teachers educational materials and the structure to help them bring their experiences into the classroom. The trips are open to all nationalities of K-12 and university educators and administrators, as well as retired educators. Educators are also permitted to bring along a non-educator guest.

Detailed information about each trip, including itineraries, costs, travel dates, and more can be found at www.geeo.org . GEEO can be reached 7 days a week, toll free at 1-877-600-0105 between 9AM-9PM EST
Questions? Please Contact Us.

National Council for Geographic Education

1145 17TH Street, NW, #7620, Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 862-8683 Fax: (202) 618-6249 E-mail: ncge@ncge.org