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Cohort 2 Summer 2023
GeoCivics teachers, Janet from North Carolina and Tanisha from Tennessee, explore Puerto Rico!
The 2023 Academy place-based experiences explored the perspectives and unique history of U.S. Territories in American history, geography, civics, and government. Exploring Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, participants met with senators, historians, representatives from the EPA and NPS, conservation groups, classroom and museum educators, and visited historic locations and museums to deepen content knowledge of civics, geography, and social studies, and strengthen pedagogical knowledge and skills.
CONGRATULATIONS to Alaska teacher Myla Satterlund Liljemark, for receiving a 2024 Fulbright Scholarship! WOO HOO!
Fullbright is a yearlong professional learning opportunity and short-term exchange for elementary, middle, and high school educators from the United States to develop skills to prepare students for a competitive global economy. Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms equips educators to bring an international perspective to their schools through targeted training, experience abroad, and global collaboration.
GeoCivics teachers Tanisha Dudley-Williams (right), Tennessee, and Ruth Luevanos (above), California, presented at the 2023 National Council for Social Studies conference in Nashville, TN!
CONGRATULATIONS to GeoCivics teacher leader Liz Fuivia for receiving an Outstanding K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education. Liz received her award at the 2023 annual conference in Columbia, South Carolina!