Rockwall HS Teacher, Brandy Glover, Named AGS Geography Teacher Fellow
The American Geographical Society (AGS) has named Brandy Glover of Rockwall High School as a 2017 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow. Mrs. Glover is one of 50 teachers selected from across the United States to participate in the program.
“Mrs. Glover is a passionate advocate for both her students and for the study of geography at Rockwall High School,” said Matthew Redman, Secondary Social Studies / Advanced Academic Coordinator for Rockwall ISD. “She will be a wonderful representative for her students, for Rockwall High School and for Rockwall ISD.”
Mrs. Glover teaches Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography. As part of the award for being selected as an AGS Geography Teacher Fellow, Mrs. Glover will attend the AGS Fall Symposium on November 16 and 17, 2017 at Columbia University in New York City. The Symposium provides Teacher Fellows with the opportunity to gain valuable cutting-edge content knowledge and awareness of the real-world geographic workplace skills demanded by today's geospatial companies.
"We are very pleased to be able to have Brandy among 50 of the best teachers in the country join us in New York City in November," said Dr. John Konarski, CEO of the American Geographical Society, "The collective experience and expertise of the geography Teacher Fellows will be an integral component as AGS leads the cause for the future of geography and geospatial science. In addition, the teachers will be able to bring back to their classrooms practical and cutting-edge information and applications of the latest advancements in the geospatial world," added Dr. Konarski.
The AGS Fall Symposium is one of the most important and recognized geography/geospatial events in North America during the Fall semester. Attendees include CEOs and senior executives from preeminent geospatial companies along with leading experts and representatives from government, not-for-profits, and academia.