Linda Hayden attended the Earth System Science Education Alliance
(ESSEA) Annual Program Review conference at Plymouth State University
in New Hampshire. The conference consisted of workshops and presentations
in support of earth science education.
Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA) is a partnership
among universities, colleges, and science education organizations
dedicated to improving Earth science education. Led by the Institute
for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the
Center for Educational Technologies® (CET) at Wheeling
Jesuit University, ESSEA is supported by the National
Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth Science Enterprise
ESSEA has created
a national professional development program aimed at improving the
knowledge, skills, and resources of Earth Systems Science educators.
This professional development program offers state-of-the-art, online
courses to promote understanding of Earth Systems Science, to encourage
communication and cooperation among teachers, and to facilitate
the use of exceptional classroom materials.
Elizabeth City State University hosts on-line courses at http://nia.ecsu.edu/nrts/workshops/cet/online.html.