The Kentucky Geographic Alliance (KGA) at Western Kentucky University is seeking two middle school educators to attend the annual National Geographic Summer Institute June 24-28 in Washington.
Participants must fulfill the following requirements to be selected:
- Both educators must be from the same school;
- Both educators must teach in grades 6-8;
- One teacher must be a science and/or social studies teacher and the other must be a library, media or technology specialist; and
- Both teachers must agree to a one-year commitment with National Geographic, which will consist of completing NatGeo educator certification, completing a project with the school and submitting deliverables and assisting with professional development based on this project in 2018.
Lodging and meals will be provided at the institute; attendees also will receive a stipend from National Geographic for their one-year commitment.