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Can Geo Education Executive Committee — call for applications!

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic

Canadian Geographic Education (Can Geo Education) aims to foster geographic engagement among Canadians by supporting continuing improvement and promotion of geographic education at all levels.

Can Geo Education, a standing committee of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, is expanding their council and seeking nominations to the Executive Committee in the following positions:

  • Northwest Territories – Term: November 2022
  • Nunavut – Term: November 2022
  • Newfoundland & Labrador  Term: November 2022
  • Prince Edward Island – Term: November 2022

The Executive Committee provides leadership to the Can Geo Education membership. Members of the committee are responsible for:

  • Representing local and regional viewpoints on educational practices and issues;
  • Representing Can Geo Education in their respective provinces and/or territories;
  • Promoting and raising the national and international profile of Can Geo Education and the Society; and
  • Advocating for geographic education in Canada.

Can Geo Education aims to create future generations of geographically literate Canadians by:

  • Being the national voice for K-12 geographic education;
  • Leading in the creation of relevant and responsive educational resources in geography; and
  • Building capacity in the teaching of geography and related subjects.

These positions are open to members of Can Geo Education who reside in the aforementioned geographic areas. Can Geo Education is a bilingual organization and will accept nominations in both official languages. Applicants should be well acquainted with the current state of geographic education and curricula in their jurisdiction.

The Executive Committee shall consist of voting members who act in a voluntary capacity. Prospective members are encouraged to explore our website for more information about Canadian Geographic Education and its programs and offerings.

To apply

Please complete the application form below by 12:00 p.m. EST on Monday January, 31, 2022.

All applications will be reviewed by current Can Geo Education executives. Successful candidates will be contacted by email.

Apply Below!

Name*
I am applying for the position of: *

Tell us more about yourself

School Address
What grade levels do you teach? *

Why would you make a great addition to our team?

Are you willing to stand for the duration of the term (until November 2022)? *
I confirm that I teach and live in the province/territory of the position I am applying for and will continue to do so for the term mentioned above. *

CV and references

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