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GLOBE Community: Nominations for GLOBE Working Groups and U.S. Partner Forum Due 17 November
GLOBE Community: Step up, get involved, and help shape the future of The GLOBE Program. The GLOBE Implementation Office (GIO) is seeking nominations for the four Working Groups and for the U.S. Partner Forum. Nominations are due by Friday, 17 November!  >>

U.S. National Assessment Governing Board Quarterly Meeting/Webcast 17 November: “Thinking Beyond Borders: The Future of Student Assessment”
What are the current trends in international assessments and how can they inform us about U.S. testing and measurement? What are nations considering as they look toward the future? How will these trends connect to future National Assessment of Educational Progress (NEAP)? On 17 November, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET, the National Assessment Governing Board’s quarterly meeting in Washington, D.C., USA, will feature a panel of world-renowned assessment experts at “Thinking Beyond Borders: The Future of Student Assessment.”  >>

U.S. Community: 2018 Student Research Symposia Webinar 14 November: “Writing Good Research Questions”
SRS Webinar: “Writing Good Research Questions” will be held on Tuesday, 14 November, at 7:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, Dr. Michael Jabot, Northeast SRS Lead, will lead a discussion on supporting students in writing good research questions.  >>

Keep up with the Latest Community Blogs – Share Your GLOBE Story!
Have you been keeping up with what’s going on in the GLOBE community? A great place to start is the new Community Blog! As a vital part of the GLOBE community, you are cordially invited to blog on the GLOBE website. Respectfully voice your opinion, ask questions, share tips and tidbits – and make meaningful connections with members of the community today!  >>

GLOBE Community: Need a Project Collaborator? Find One Today – Collaboration Made Easy!
Tip of the Week: Need a Project Collaborator? Then visit the GLOBE website and use this handy tool to find GLOBE community members who are interested in collaborating on GLOBE projects, protocols, and/or other activities!  >>

GLOBE Europe and Eurasia! Join the Water Quality Discussion During the Phase III ENSO Campaign Webinar 14 November: “Water Quality in Europe”
What is the quality of water in the environment? The next Phase III GLOBE ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) Student Research Campaign (SRC) science and research webinar will seek to answer this question – and other water quality questions. The webinar, “Water Quality in Europe,” will be held on 14 November at 2:30 p.m. EST (19:30 p.m. UTC).  >>

GLOBE DIS Team Receives NASA Group Achievement Award
Congratulations to the GLOBE Data Information System (DIS) team! Their dedication to enhancing and improving The GLOBE Program has been acknowledged by NASA with a Group Achievement Award “for exceptional achievement in effective utilization of Internet and commercial technologies and for expanding use of mobile citizen-science applications.”  >>

GLOBE U.S. Partners: NOAA Announces 2018 Environmental Literacy Grants Funding Opportunity – Teleconference 21 November
The NOAA Office of Education has issued a competitive funding opportunity for projects designed to support the education of the public and/or K-12 students so they are knowledgeable of the ways in which their community can become more resilient to extreme weather events and/or other environmental hazards, and become involved in achieving that resilience.  >>

Apply to be a NOAA Planet Steward Today – Deadline to Submit Application is 27 November
Apply to be a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Planet Stewards today. Educators selected to join the Stewardship Community will be eligible to apply for mini-grant funding up to $2,500.00 to develop and carry out an environmental stewardship project.  >>

NASA GLOBE Observer Hosts Facebook Live Event 09 November – Buzzing About Mosquitoes
NASA GLOBE Observer is hosting a Facebook Live event on Thursday, 09 November, at 3:00 p.m. ET. The event will focus on mosquito science and citizen science, and is a part of the celebration of the culmination of a global experiment using the Mosquito Habitat Mapper App in connection with International Science Center and Science Museum Day (which is 10 November).  >>