- American Geosciences Institute (AGI) AGI is a nonprofit federation of geoscientific and professional associations that represents geologists, geophysicists, and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in our profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resilience to natural hazards, and the health of the environment. AGI represents and serves the geoscience community by providing collaborative leadership and information to connect Earth, science, and people. AGI's vision is a world that understands and trusts the role of the geosciences in fostering creative solutions for the Earth and humanity.
- Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) The aim of ESTA is to advance education by encouraging and supporting the teaching of Earth sciences at all levels, whether as a single subject such as Geology, or as part of Science or Geography or other courses. ESTA are particularly keen to welcome as members, teachers who have no formal Earth science training but deliver an Earth science component in the National Curriculum.
- Geological Society of America (GSA) GSA, established in 1888, provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry. The Society unites thousands of earth scientists from every corner of the globe in a common purpose to study the mysteries of our planet (and beyond) and share scientific findings. The mission of GSA is to advance geoscience research and discovery, service to society, stewardship of Earth, and the geosciences profession. GSA's vision is to be the premier geological society supporting the global community in scientific discovery, communication, and application of geoscience knowledge.
- National Association for Environmental Education (NAEE) NAEE started in 1960 as the Rural Studies Association and the association continues to support a wide range of professional educators to help them improve the quality of their teaching and their students’ learning, in relation to environmental and sustainability issues. NAEE's purpose is to promote all forms of environmental education, and to support all those involved in its delivery, so that together we can understand and act on the need to live more sustainably in order to protect the future of our planet.
- National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) NAGT, founded in 1938, has been working towards four main goals: to foster improvements in the teaching and learning about Earth as a system at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the societal relevance of geoscience and its cultural significance for all people, to foster and disseminate research in geoscience education, and to promote the professional growth of our members. NAGT's purpose is to support a diverse, inclusive, and thriving community of educators and education researchers to improve teaching and learning about the Earth.
- National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA) NESTA is a nonprofit educational organization, founded in 1983, whose mission is to facilitate and advance excellence in K-12 Earth and Space Science education while serving a diverse population of learners in formal and informal settings. The purpose of NESTA shall be to provide leadership and effective support to teachers so that all K-12 students receive a quality Earth and Space Science education. NESTA has an annual membership of teachers and produces a quarterly peer-reviewed journal, The Earth Scientist (TES), and a monthly electronic newsletter (E-News).
- National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) NSTA, founded in 1944, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. The purpose for which the Association is organized is to stimulate, improve, and coordinate science teaching at all levels of instruction and to engage in any and all activities in furtherance thereof; to promote the improvement of educational systems and processes in the schools in any manner to assist such stimulation and coordination of science teaching; to apprise the general public of possible means of improving science teaching with the schools; and generally to do any and all acts and things which may increase, through education, the knowledge of science devolving upon the general public through such knowledge of science.
- The Black Country Geological Society (BCGS) BCGS, based in Dudley, West Midlands, England, is an Affiliated Society of the Geologists’ Association. BCGS was formed in 1975 with one of its principal aims being conservation of geological sites in the West Midlands in the hope the programme would stimulate geological research projects and create an atmosphere of renewed interest in an otherwise neglected aspect of Black Country history. Members come from all backgrounds and include interested amateurs, professional geologists, teachers, and students of all ages.
- The Geological Society (GS) Geological Society of London, founded in 1807, is the oldest geological society in the world. GS's aims are to improve knowledge and understanding of the Earth, to promote Earth science education and awareness, and to promote professional excellence and ethical standards in the work of Earth scientists, for the public good. GS is a world-leading communicator of Earth science – through its scholarly publishing, library and information services, cutting-edge scientific conferences, education activities and outreach to the general public. GS also provides impartial scientific information and evidence to support policy-making and public debate about the challenges facing humanity.
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