Teacher's Weather Workshop
Tuesday Sept 13, 2016
Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E Main St.
9 AM - 4:30 PM
As of September 6th - we still have openings left for the workshop (due to cancellations).
Once we reach our capacity of 125 - we'll place you on a waiting list in case others cancel.
OBJECTIVE: A FREE hands-on workshop to educate local area teachers (K-12) about weather and weather related resources - allowing them to inspire and enhance the educational learning process for their students.
AGENDA OF PRESENTATIONS/ACTIVITIES:
Workshop is on the 4th Floor in Marriott I-II-III
9:00 am Welcome - The NWA Education Committee
9:05 am Welcome - David Freeman, NWA President and Gail Hartfield, NWA President Elect
9:10 am H. Michael Mogil, Founder, How the WeatherWorks, Inc., & Organizer, National Weather Camp Program, Naples, FL "Looking Down at Hurricanes"
9:30 am KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ron Gird, Outreach Program Manager, NOAA/National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD "NOAA/NWS Education: Staying Relevant in the Education Community"
10:00 am Susie Hill – Education Specialist/Special Programs Manager, Nauticus, Norfolk, VA, & NOAA Teacher at Sea Alumni "Risky Wisky Weather"
10:20 am - 10:40 am Break
10:40 am Bryan Schuerman, M.Ed., General Science Teacher, Lincoln Middle School, Shinnston, WV, and Chief Meteorologist, WBOY-TV, Clarksburg, WV “Managing the ‘Dual Role:’ Bridging the Gap Between Education and The Real World”
11:00 am Kim Loehr, Marketing Communications Consultant, Lightning Protection Institute, Richmond, VA "Building Lightning Safe Communities"
11:20 am David Glenn, Meteorologist, NOAA/National Weather Service, Morehead City/Newport, NC, and North Carolina state coordinator for CoCoRAHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network) “CoCoRAHS in the Schools – Counting Every Drop!”
11:40 am Jeremy Wheeler, Meteorologist, WAVY-TV 10, Hampton Roads, VA "Applying Meteorology in Schools: Standards and Technology"
Noon Working Lunch (bring your Camera)
A variety of "Box" lunches including salads and vegan will be available.
We are asking for an optional donation of $10 to assist in covering the expense for the lunch - which is being subsidized by the NWA and reduced in cost by the hotel. (Receipt Provided).
12:20pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Nick Walker, “The Weather Dude,” & contributing meteorologist, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA "Musical Meteorology"
12:50 pm Sarah McCrea – Earth Science Education & Outreach Coordinator, NASA Langley Resource Center/SSAI, Hampton, VA “NASA/GLOBE Cloud Protocol: A Global Network for Clouds in the Classroom and NASA Satellite Data"
1:10pm Henry Rothenberg, Chief Meteorologist, WTVF-TV 5, Nashville, TN “Noah’s Ark of South Carolina – Floods of October 2015, and Flood Safety”
1:30 pm Brad Panovich, Meteorologist, WCNC-TV 36, Charlotte, NC - TBD
1:50 pm Dr. Chad Kauffman, Professor, California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA “Challenges of Teaching Climate Science to Undergraduate Science Majors and Non-Majors”
2:10 pm Share-a-Thon
Network with your colleagues, share your best weather-related lesson/lab plans and hands on activities, and visit information booths to gather great information to bring back to your classroom
Hands on demonstrations and FREE materials including:
Teacher Sharing! Share your lesson plans and hands on activities with other teachers in your grade band
Mike Mogil from How the Weatherworks
Visit from Owlie Skywarn, the National Weather Service's mascot! Learn about weather safety with the "Young Meteorologist Program" game for students online!
Ron Gird, “NWS Online Education Resources”
Katie Mercadante, teacher from Montour School District, PA, degreed meteorologist and PhD candidate, “Student Directed Learning of Climate Change”
Sarah McCrea, NASA LaRC/SSAI and Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, NOAA/NWS Boston/Taunton, MA, “GOES-R in the Classroom” -- Using satellite remote sensing in near-real time data in the classroom
Learn About AMS Project DataStreme Atmosphere -- Carol Wenberg
"Exploring Weather with Dr. Cronk," Kasey Zronek, Director of Programs, Education & Volunteers, Old Coast Guard Museum, Virginia Beach, VA
And a little MORE!
4:00pm Review Of Take Home Materials and Door Prizes
4:30pm Workshop Ends. Pick up CEU Certificates.Tell your students and friends that the NWA is also sponsoring a Weather Ready Fest will occur on Saturday, September 10th at the Nauticus. It's FREE as well !
Thanks to the supporters of the NWA Annual Meeting -
Updated: 8 September 16