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Summer 2017 Field-based Workshops

Posted on February 3, 2017
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The GAI is pleased to announce three field-based workshops, one to Peru that includes visits to Machu Picchu and the Amazon Rain Forest.  Please contact if you'd like to sign up for the 3 UNI graduate credit hour Peru trip or receive more information.  Partnering with the Iowa DNR's REAP program, we are co-sponsoring two workshops to various parts of Iowa, southern Iowa to explore the geography and history of the Underground Railroad and then a separate workshop to northwest Iowa to travel Iowa's glacial landscape.

TEA-NCTA Summer Institute Korea Accepting Admissions

Posted on March 30, 2016

The Program for Teaching East Asia (University of Colorado in Boulder), is accepting applications for its summer institute on Korea until April 31st. The course, Korea’s Journey into the 21st Century: Historical Contexts, Contemporary Issues, runs July 24th-28th and explores contemporary South Korea’s distinct history, geography, intra-peninsular and international relations, and transnational cultural transmissions through Korean narratives and texts. Participants will receive travel allowance, room and board, materials, and stipend.

Grosvenor Application Deadline

Posted on December 24, 2015

The application deadline for the 2016 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is January 3rd, 2016! This program accepts 35 outstanding teachers for a professional development experience of a lifetime. While traveling aboard the, teachers will learn how to bring geographic awareness back into their schools. To apply, please visit :

National Geographic Bee Registration Deadline

Posted on December 4, 2015

The deadline for registering your school for the National Geographic Bee is fast approaching. This program, for students in grades 4-8, challenges them to learn about the world and how it works. Early registration is $100 and ends December 18th! To register, visit NATGEOBEE.COM, log in, and find your school by zip code.