Mary L. Crowe The Environmental Institute of the Jump for the Sun II (JFS) program was designed to change middle school girls and middle school teacher attitudes about doing science, which uses science activities to increase interest in STEM fields.
Lisa Ely Lisa Ely's PKAL F21 Class of 2004 statement highlights her efforts to develop truly interdisciplinary, rigorous programs for STEM students from the freshman through upperclass levels and to integrate original research opportunities and science curriculum at all levels.
Nan Jenks-Jay Middlebury designated environmental studies and awareness as one of its six "academic peaks of excellence," and has integrated the environment into its academic program, organizational and management structure and into its plans for the future. They have created a community with a shared vision and goal.
Tamara Shapiro Ledley, Carla McAuliffe, LuAnn Dahlman The Earth Exploration Toolbook was developed to meet the growing need for access to Earth science datasets and data analysis tools to help students understand the processes that shape the Earth system.
Cathryn A. Manduca, Barbara Tewksbury, David W. Mogk, R. Heather Macdonald The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) sponsors the On the Cutting Edge professional development program for current and future faculty in the geosciences. This program helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.
Tamara Shapiro Ledley DLESE is a distributed, community-led electronic library that facilitates access to resources for teaching and learning about the Earth at all educational levels. The library provides interfaces and tools to allow student exploration of geospatial materials and Earth datasets.
Richard C. Wertz Created by NASA in 1998, the ESIP Federation has grown to become a broad-based consortium of more than 75 organizations focused on advancing the Earth sciences by fostering collaborations and data sharing among a diverse coalition of governmental, research, educational, non-profit and commercial organizations.