NCGE is the only national organization whose sole purpose is to support geography educators. Anyone who believes in the importance of geography education can be an NCGE member, but there are three major reasons why you should join NCGE if you are in the field of geography education:
NCGE Members receive:
The NCGE Member Newsletter is an e-mail newsletter with the latest geography education news, opportunities, and resources for NCGE members.
The Journal of Geography (JOG) is the oldest journal in the United States dedicated to the teaching of a specific school 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 111th volume, is published 6 times per year.
The 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. In the future, members will also have online access to current and archived issues of the Journal of Geography and The Geography Teacher. In addition to these periodicals, NCGE offers several content-specific publications.
Our most popular teacher resource is the online webinar series. The webinars range in content from AP Human Geography exam preparation to conducting field work in your school’s backyard. NCGE members have access to the entire season’s worth of webinars and the webinar archive (a $400 value) for free.
In addition to the standard discounts NCGE members receive on publications and webinars, NCGE members receive substantial discounts on our Annual Conference on Geographic Education. Attended by several hundred people each year, the Conference on Geographic Education provides a place for geography educators and professionals to meet and exchange ideas, research and resources. The conference is an invaluable way to connect and network with your peers and members receive up to 25% off of conference registration tickets.