About Polar Educators International
PEI is a global professional network for those who educate in, for, and about the Polar Regions. Since its announcement at the IPY 2012: From Knowledge to Action conference in Montreal, QC, Canada on April 25, 2012, PEI has grown to include over 350 members, and recently installed its first Council and Executive Committee. The group has also received endorsements from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS).
About the International Arctic Science Committee
IASC is a non-governmental organization established in 1990 to “encourage and facilitate cooperation in all aspects of Arctic research, in all countries engaged in Arctic research and in all areas of the Arctic region.” IASC is governed by a Council comprised of one delegate appointed from each of its 21 member nations.
International Arctic Science Committee endorses Polar Educators International
Mon, May 27, 2013
IASC is pleased to announce the endorsement of the Polar Educators International (PEI). The IASC endorsement recognizes the partnership with PEI as a valuable asset confirming the legitimacy and capacity of PEI to become a leading organization for polar science education. The scientists, educators, and community members of PEI can add to the IASC goal of “promoting and involving the next generation of scientists working in the Arctic”, as well as sharing research outcomes with a broad public audience in order to “close the gap between science and society”. With the endorsement from IASC, PEI can continue to build momentum for their organization with the support of this esteemed group of colleagues in the polar science community.