Power of Data (POD) Teacher Workshops

Foxcroft School will be hosting one-week Power Of Data (POD) Teacher Workshops led by Director of Educational Technology Alex Northrup in June 2018 and 2019 as part of the POD Project. Dates for 2018 are June 18-22.

Participants will receive monetary stipends, as well as breakfast and lunch. Free on-campus housing available is available, but limited, so apply now!
POD Teacher Workshops help teachers:
  • improve student learning through Geospatial Inquiry.
  • engage students in 21st century skills (critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativity)
  • promote student awareness of careers in geospatial technologies.
  • learn and practice their own ArcGIS Online and pedagogical skills.
  • build a network of professional resources
You can find more information about the program on the POD Project site.

Participants will receive:
  • $350 stipend and a professional development certificate documenting 35 hours of seat time for attendance at the POD Teacher Workshop
  • $200 after implementing your Geospatial Inquiry lesson, submitting an implementation log, and administering an online survey to students.
Fees: None! Housing, continental breakfast, and lunch are provided. (Participants will be responsible for their own dinners.)

Foxcroft is located in historic Middleburg, Virginia, the heart of horse country and Northern Virginia's wine country - several optional evening field trips will be offered to participants.

Interested? Submit Your Application Today!

Questions? Contact Director of Educational Technology Alex Northrup.

Apply now! Application form are now available. Applications for 2018 must be received by May 15, and will be evaluated on a rolling basis, so apply now to ensure your spot.

Upcoming Workshops

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The POD-STEM Project is administered by Northern Arizona University and funded by the National Science Foundation's Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program. (Award DRL #1513287.)

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  • Foxcroft School

An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. Our outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative STEM program. Our premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.