Member Benefits Member benefit
Membership to the National Council
for Geographic Education is available to individuals with discounts
available for students, first-year teachers, retirees, and spouses.
Member benefits include:
- Perspective is
a newsletter with geography education news, opportunities, and
resources for NCGE members. It is published 6 times per year.
Journal of Geography (JOG) is
the oldest journal in the United States dedicated to the teaching of a
specific subject. This scholarly, peer-reviewed journal designed for
educators offers the best in teaching and research advancements in
geographic education. JOG publishes research on innovative approaches
to teaching and learning, classroom tested lesson ideas, curriculum,
book reviews, and more. The Journal, now in its 110th volume, is
published 6 times per year.
Geography Teacher provides
short articles, lesson plans, teaching tips, and news especially
relevant for today’s K-12 and pre-service teachers. This colorful and
engaging journal is published twice a year.
will have access to current
and archived issues of the Journal of Geography and The Geography
also publishes several
content-specific special publications. Members receive up to 30%
savings on teaching resources in the NCGE store.
- Members have
access to downloadable lessons and teaching resources as well as
resources for starting and maintaining elementary and middle school
- NCGE’s newest
teacher resource is a monthly webinar series. Content for the webinars
ranges from preparing for the AP Human Geography exam to conducting
field work in your school’s backyard. Webinars are free for members.
LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL
- There are many
leadership opportunities within the organization. Members can volunteer
to consult on an NCGE project, be on task forces, committees, and run
for elected positions on the Executive Planning Board. Elections occur
- NCGE is proud
to host the annual National Conference on Geography Education. At the
conference educators learn about the latest research in Geography
education, participate in exciting interactive sessions, network with
colleagues who share the same passion for geography education, and
leave with new teaching resources and innovative instructional
approaches. Members receive up to a 30% savings on conference
- Membership in
NCGE will ensure that you are kept up to date with the latest
legislation and education policy developments. Members will also
benefit from NCGE’s connection to other professional geography and
educational organizations. Cross pollination of ideas and collaborative
study opportunities are also available.
- NCGE’s new
Member Fuse networking site is also available to members who wish to
connect to colleagues with similar research and teaching interests.
CAREERS IN GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION
- Coming soon in
late 2011 is a ‘Careers in Geography Education’ page for members. This
site will provide notifications of geography and geography
education-related positions available in North America and abroad.