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GRACE : GIS/T Resources & Applications for Career Education

TEACHER REGISTRATION BENEFITS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

TEACHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Complete an Explorer and an Investigator Online training course (five-six units in each of the courses) including scheduled web-based conversations with the GRACE Team and other GRACE Teachers. Demonstrate implementation of three (3) Explorer Lessons, five (5) Investigator Lessons and support Student Intern learning experiences within a two year period. Have access to current technologies to implement project lessons and support student learning.

Cohort #5 Exclusively Online–Starting October 4, 2016; Completing May 5, 2017
TEACHER BENEFITS
PHASE 1 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PHASE 2 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERN SUPPORT FOR YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS
Engage in a unit-based online course focused on the Explorer Lesson model and resources including scheduled web-based conversations with other GRACE Teachers.1 Engage in a unit-based online course focused on the Investigator Lesson model and resources including scheduled web-based conversations with other GRACE Teachers.2 Support provided for you and your Student Interns from Geomentors.
Receive access to over 30 GIS- enabled Earth Science and Social Studies Explorer Lessons for potential classroom implementation. Receive access to a FREE collection of student GIS/T projects and technical training courses for you or your students’ use. Support further training of your Intern Students with free available coursework to extend their GIS/T skills.
Earn up to 30 SCECHs for MDE Certification requirements based on completion of online course activities.* Earn up to 30 SCECHs for MDE Certification requirements based on completion of online course activities.* Access to GIS/T professionals from community and state- wide agencies.
Compensation of $500 for course completion and lesson (3) implementation. Compensation of $600 for course completion and lesson (5) implementation. Attend a one-day campus visit to a nearby university for you and your students.
*If you prefer, EMU graduate credit is also available, but existing tuition and costs will apply.
1 Course activities for Cohort #5 will begin on on Thursday, October 4, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
2 Course activities for Cohort #5 will begin on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.