Last call for National Geographic Bee school registration

Last call for National Geographic Bee school registration

LAST CHANCE FOR SCHOOLS TO REGISTER FOR THE 2013 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE The National Geographic Bee is a school competition for students in any grades four through eight. Excite your students about the world around them and reward those who excel in their knowledge of geography by giving them a chance to compete in a school geographic bee. The final deadline for registration has been extended to December 14, 2012. After October 15, the registration fee increased to $120. School level Bees can be held up to January 15, 2013. Go to www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee  to get complete information and other dates and deadlines. Principals must register their schools to receive the contest materials necessary to conduct a school level Bee. All we need is a letter on school letterhead, signed by the principal, with the $120 registration fee (check or purchase order made out to National Geographic). The registration is not refundable, so make sure the school registers only once. If paying by purchase order, note that when the school sends payment on the PO it must be clear that the check is payment on a PO that was sent earlier so that the school will not be entered twice in the system. You can go online and check to verify the school registration has been received and processed. Mail the registration letter and fee, in the same envelope, to National Geographic Bee, National Geographic Society, 1145 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-4688. We must receive this in our hands by December 14, 2012. We look forward to many more schools giving their students the opportunity to excel and also...

REGISTER NOW! – GIS Educators Day – Nov 13

Don’t miss it! NEARC, Esri, and the New England Geography Education Network will hold their 4th annual GIS Educators Day on Sunday, November 13 at the Saratoga Hilton Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY. This one-day event is for educators from all levels. The conference is intended for experienced GIS users as well as for those who just want to learn about the educational possibilities of this powerful tool. There are over 20 presentations to choose from – *engaging hands-on computer sessions *oral presentations/demos about innovative projects and programs * panel presentations on issues in the forefront of geospatial education See the conference description and preliminary program grid at; http://www.northeastarc.org/2011/html/giseducators.shtml REGISTER ONLINE at http://www.northeastarc.org/2011/html/registration.shtml Special offer… The 2011 NEARC user conference begins at the same venue on the following day. There is a special rate for GIS Educators Day attendees to stay over and attend the main NEARC conference on Monday. All the education track sessions for NEARC conference are scheduled for that day. If you are interested in this special 2-day package email victoria@delaneymeetingevent.com Certificate of Attendance provided upon...