National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. National Geographic’s education initiatives fund activities promoting and advancing geographic education in the United States and Canada through state and place based programs, education resources, professional development, and communications, research, and policy initiatives, working with NAAEE on integrating EE into conservation initiatives



Nature-based Teaching Certificate Course

February 25, 2020

Nature-based education has been gradually gaining a foothold throughout the world, especially with...


National Biodiversity Teach In

January 23, 2020

Elgin High School’s Environmental Science Program is organizing a series of free one-hour webinars...


Collecting Data to Explore Plastic Pollution in...

October 15, 2019

Follow National Geographic Explorers in the Sea to Source and Mount Everest Expeditions as they...


Integrating Service with Learning Goals

June 6, 2019

Curiosity and compassion drive National Geographic Explorers to the ends of Earth as they seek...


Teaching Global Climate Change in Your Classroom

June 6, 2019

Follow National Geographic Explorers to the treetops of the rain forests, the reefs of Mexico, the...


Spring Cohort of National Geographic Educator...

March 30, 2019

Enroll now for a free educator certification program sponsored by National Geographic.

People at National Geographic Society

Mary Ford

District of Columbia

Director of Professional Learning
National Geographic Society
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