Fall Meeting - October 21, 2000
Community College, Bellevue, Washington
AWG Fall Meeting 2000:
Geographical Education in Washington State.
Where:|| Bellevue Community College|
Date:|| Saturday, Oct 21, 2000|
Time:|| 8:00 for Coffee and Socializing;
8:30 for Welcome & Keynote
Program & Schedule (Click!)
Who Should Attend:
Professional Geographers: You will learn about programs that will
influence the geographic knowledge of young citizens.
College and University Instructors: You will learn about K-12
programs that will influence the geographic knowledge of future students.
K-12 teachers: You will learn about changes in the K-12 geography
essentials. You will hear about changes and directions in the college and
university system that will have implications for your students and you
will hear about plans for the geography alliance. (Clock hours are
available through Western Washington University. Check the AWG web for
Students: You will find out about changes in the K-12 system and
in university programs that could have an impact on your decisions
concerning a university geography program.
Lunch will be an informal buffet. The cost will be $6.00 payable at
BCC. Please let Neil Sorenson know by 18 October if you plan on attending
the lunch. Neil's email is email@example.com, phone and voice mail
is (425) 564-6167.
Dues, Addresses and EMAIL:
||Please send in your 2001 dues--$10.00 or $5.00
for students-as soon as possible to Mr.
Tom Chow Edmonds Community College
20000 68th Avenue West Lynnwood, WA 98036. If your address on the
mailing label is incorrect let Tom know. Additionally, if you have email
please give us your address. We would like to use more email and less
snail mail to transmit meeting and other information.
A reminder has been been mailed to members detailing the costs of the
lunch and requesting that you let us know if you will attend.
Events: Click for Details!||
Presentations by Four Year University Geography Department
Chairpersons on their Programs and Future Directions
Presentations on the Status of Geography in the State's Community
Presentation on the Direction of the Geographic Alliance
Presentation on the New K-12 Geography Essentials
Presentations on Geography Teaching Techniques
The AWG president has put out a call for papers on
"Techniques for Teaching Geography".
If you would like to make a presentation, please forward a 50 (or less)
word abstract and a statement regarding how much time you will require to:
Neil Sorensen, firstname.lastname@example.org or Social Science Division;
Bellevue Community College; 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E.; Bellevue, WA
98007 by September 29, 2000.
[If we receive more proposals than time can accomodate, we
may have to prioritize presentations]
Meeting Schedule (Final)
| Bellevue Community College, Room B204, - Regional Map
- Campus Map
[Room B204 is close to #30 on the campus map; on a Saturday visitors
can park wherever they want. Parking
lots closest to the circle (4B,4A,F2,E1,E2) are best for access to the
Dr. Neil Sorenson,
Geography Instructor Bellevue Community College
- To inform geography teachers, from all levels of the educational
system, of changes in programs related to geographic education.
- To inform students and counselors of programs and opportunities at
various institutions of higher education.
- To provide geography teachers with material, ideas and methods of
presenting "difficult" geographic concepts and to relate
geographic theory to the region.
8:00 - 8:30||Socialize over coffee and rolls
8:30 - 8:40||Welcome to Bellevue Community College: Dr.
Ron Leatherbarrow, Executive Dean for Instruction, BCC
8:40 - 9:10
Dr. Larry Strickland, Social Science Coordinator Washington State
Office of Public Instruction.
| Presentations and Panel on Geographic Education
at State's Four-Year Universities and Colleges|
Dr. Neil Sorenson, Moderator
Buckley, Western Washington University
Dr. James W.
Harrington, University of Washington
Morris Uebelacker, Central Washington University
| Presentation on Geographic Education at State
Mr. Charles Dodd, Geography Instructor Bellevue Community
|Presentation on K-12
Mr. Fred Matteucci, Shoreline School District
|Presentation on the status and direction of
Alliance | [New WebPage]
Coordinator and Geography
Instructor, Green River Community College
Lunch and Business Meeting
Election of new Secretary
Election of new Board Members
[Present 1999-2000 Board]
Special Awards: Recognition of
Haddad-Fonda, winner of the
State Geography Bee for 2000
L. Fullmer, Klett-Perthes
Mr. Troy Brown (AWG): AWG
Presentations on Techniques and the Geography of the Region:
College, WWU, Bellingham
Tom Chow, Edmonds Community College, ("Four Sectors of
Economic Activity: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary") (Abstract, Click!)
Jun Nakamuro and Michael Johnsen, WWU, ("Educating the
Phosphorus Pollution in the Lake Whatcom Watershed")