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The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Education Program promotes the teaching of atmospheric, oceanographic, and hydrologic sciences through pre-college teacher training and instructional resource material development. It also promotes instructional innovation at the introductory college course level, hence the K-13 designation for the program. All programs promote activity directed towards greater human resource diversity in the sciences AMS represents.

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American Meteorological Society and Second Nature Announce 4th Annual AMS Climate Studies Course Implementation Workshop for MSI Faculty

September 30, 2014 – As part of its Climate Studies Diversity Project, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is partnering with Second Nature, the supporting organization of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), to introduce the AMS Climate Studies course at 100 minority-serving institutions (MSIs) over a five-year period. AMS is now enrolling 30 MSI faculty members to attend the next expenses-paid Course Implementation Workshop. The event will take place in Washington, DC from
May 17-22, 2015. […]

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