Non-Profits – Include Events in EduWeek Calendar

Education Week will publish its 2010 Spring Calendar of Events as a special supplement to the February 3, 2010, issue. The Spring Calendar is a great opportunity for organizations to share their upcoming events with Education Week and readers, including administrators, counselors, parents, policymakers, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel.  All listings are free! Submit your event here!
Deadline for submissions is December 15, 2009.

Job Opening – Marine Scientist/Education Specialist, Washington

The Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC), Western Washington University, Anacortes, WA,  invites applications for the part-time position of Marine Scientist (Exempt Professional position).  The position will cover half-time salary plus benefits for three years beginning January 1, 2010.  The position is partially funded by an NSF grant supporting SPMC’s participation in the COSEE-Pacific Partnerships program.  See the SPMC website for a complete description of programs and facilities.

In addition to maintaining a research program, duties include serving as a marine science public education specialist. Doctorate in marine science required. For a full description of the position and application procedures, contact

Teacher Workshop at International Polar Year Science Conference – Oslo, Norway

The International Polar Year (IPY), from March 2007 to March 2009, was a large scientific program focused on the Arctic and the Antarctic.IPY involved thousands of scientists from more than 60 nations in a wide range of physical, biological and social research. The IPY Oslo Science Conference (IPY-OSC 2010) will be the first major meeting of scientists to share results from IPY research. Education, outreach and communication (EOC) has been a central part of IPY and we would like to give teachers and other educators the opportunity to share their experiences. If you have not been involved in IPY, but want to use polar issues in your classroom, you are also welcome to participate.
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