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==Telecon Minutes==
 
==Telecon Minutes==
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Participants: Tamara, Alan, Doug, Pat, Erin, Bob, Bruce, Carol, Margaret, Becky
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* NSTA Recap -
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** smaller than previous year (10k people).
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** Dome was there and Pat got some interest in dome rentals;
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** Lots of climate change stuff - Focus group for NOAA Wed, NOAA/Forest Service/EPA - Thurs
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** Pat will have space next year next to the dome if Education wants to have flyers/materials
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* Sally Ride Follow-up - Overall conference was a success. There were about 60 teachers, half from CA and half from around the country. We need to think about ways to build more community among the teachers. Teachers will be invited to the ESIP teacher wiki and we are hosting a webinar, Monday, March 28 on some of the hands on activities.
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* Summer Teacher Workshop -
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** Workshop will be all day Tuesday and half a day on Wednesday
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** Group agreed to purchase a set of the clickers
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* CLEAN Reviews at Summer Meeting
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** Set up a station for reviewing CLEAN resources in one of the common areas at meeting. Will give instructions and people can review resources at leisure.
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* AGU App Session for Fall 2011 AGU spearheaded by CIMSS
  
 
== Current Leadership ==
 
== Current Leadership ==

Revision as of 09:04, March 23, 2011

Monthly Telecon

The Standing Committee for Education has its monthly telecon on the third Thursday of the month at 2PM ET.
The call in information is 1-800-508-7631 *2720736*

Final Education Strategic Plan

Telecon Minutes

Participants: Tamara, Alan, Doug, Pat, Erin, Bob, Bruce, Carol, Margaret, Becky

  • NSTA Recap -
    • smaller than previous year (10k people).
    • Dome was there and Pat got some interest in dome rentals;
    • Lots of climate change stuff - Focus group for NOAA Wed, NOAA/Forest Service/EPA - Thurs
    • Pat will have space next year next to the dome if Education wants to have flyers/materials
  • Sally Ride Follow-up - Overall conference was a success. There were about 60 teachers, half from CA and half from around the country. We need to think about ways to build more community among the teachers. Teachers will be invited to the ESIP teacher wiki and we are hosting a webinar, Monday, March 28 on some of the hands on activities.
  • Summer Teacher Workshop -
    • Workshop will be all day Tuesday and half a day on Wednesday
    • Group agreed to purchase a set of the clickers
  • CLEAN Reviews at Summer Meeting
    • Set up a station for reviewing CLEAN resources in one of the common areas at meeting. Will give instructions and people can review resources at leisure.
  • AGU App Session for Fall 2011 AGU spearheaded by CIMSS

Current Leadership

Margaret Mooney - chair

Resources

ESIP Federation Documents

Climate Literacy Documents

Presentation at the 2007 ESIP Federation Winter Meeting, Jan 3, 2007, Portland, Oregon
Presentation on the Education Community of the Earth Information Exchange and a demonstration of possible educational applications of Societal Benefit Area data

Standing Committee Charge - ESIP Federation By Laws

Section 6: Standing Committee for Education

V.6.1 The ESIP Federation shall include a Standing Committee for Education. Its purpose is to make accessible to educators and learners at all levels in both formal and informal educational contexts the Earth science data, information, tools, and curricula available within the ESIP Federation. Its roles are:

a. To promote and facilitate the development and dissemination of Earth science educational products, information, and tools to a broad user community using the wealth of Earth science data and expertise available in the ESIP Federation.
b. To promote and facilitate the collaboration of multiple ESIP’s to develop educational applications of Earth science data products, information, and tools
c. To provide a central organization for ESIP Federation educational materials to facilitate and standardize dissemination/distribution
d. To develop collaborative relationships with other organizations involved in educational activities

Education Data Center Working Group