National Council for Geographic Education


Unless otherwise stated, all webinars are on Wednesdays at 8:00 PM Eastern Time. Webinars are free for NCGE members and cost $20 for non-members. Partnership and sponsored webinars are free for all participants. 

Please be sure to register for webinar sessions well in advance. Our staff processes all registrations manually from the NCGE system into the GotoMeeting webinar system. After you register for the webinar, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. At least one day prior to the webinar, you will get a follow-up email with connection and viewing instructions. That message will come from Allison Hunt <>. This e-mail may go to your spam account initially, so please check there well in advance of the webinar (if you don't see it in your inbox). If you encounter problems, please email Allison Hunt directly <>, at least one hour prior to the webinar.


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March 29, 2017

Can 9th Graders Be Successful in AP Human Geography? YES, they can!

About: Join Jennifer Garner, an experienced 9th grade AP Human Geography teacher, as she shares strategies for helping 9th graders be successful in AP Human Geography.  This session will include organizational strategies, study tips, and exam review, as well as how to set up and run a summer “Boot Camp” for rising freshmen students. 

About the instructor: Jennifer Garner is a 13-year veteran AP Human Geography teacher at Forsyth Central High School in Cumming, GA, an Atlanta suburb. For the past 12 years, she has been an AP Exam Reader and Table Leader.  She has also written exam items for the AP Exam and practice test questions for the iScore5 APHG Exam review app.  She is currently a member of the GACE Geography Test Committee.  This is her third webinar for NCGE.  She tweets about all things geography @jmgarner2003.

Members and Non-Members: Visit the NCGE Online Store to Register Today.

April 5, 2017

Hunger and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

About: Join Dr. Lisa Benton-Short as she discusses some of her recent research related to food security in Sub-Saharan African countries.

About the instructor:  Dr. Benton-Short is an urban geographer with an interest in the dynamics of the urban environment from many angles, including; planning and public space, urban sustainability,  globalization, and immigration. Dr. Benton-Short has authored eight books, including:  The Presidio: from Army Post to National Park (1998); Environmental Discourse and Practice (1999) and Environmental Discourse and Practice: a Reader (2000) and Cities and Nature (2007 and 2013), Migrants to the Metropolis (edited with colleague Marie Price, 2008), Cities of North America (2014).   Her most recent book explores planning and development on the National Mall and is titled No Ordinary Public Spacethe National Mall in Washington, DC with University of Toronto Press. Dr. Benton-Short is currently Chair of the Department of Geography and a Senior Fellow at the Sustainability Collaborative.  A native of California, she received her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in 1986 and her Ph.D. in geography from Syracuse University in 1997.

Members and Non-Members: Visit the NCGE Online Store to Register Today.


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