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Join us at the 2015 Esri Education GIS Conference

09-30-2014 02:13 PM
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Join us at the 2015
Esri Education GIS Conference
, July 18-21 in San Diego, CA to share ideas
and best practices in GIS education.

“Learning and leading through service” is our theme for 2015.
GIS empowers students to design and produce meaningful place-based projects
that benefit communities while developing 21st-century skills. The
conference will include several sessions that highlight inspiring examples of
learners using GIS for social good. 

We invite you to submit a proposal for a lightning talk or
panel discussion related to this theme.  The full Call for Presentations
is available at
The deadline for proposals is October 31, 2014. 

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I believe that spatial thinking can transform education and society through the application of Geographic Information Systems for instruction, research, administration, and policy. I hold 3 degrees in Geography, have served at NOAA, the US Census Bureau, and USGS as a cartographer and geographer, and teach a variety of F2F (Face to Face) (including T3G) and online courses. I have authored a variety of books and textbooks about the environment, STEM, GIS, and education. These include "Interpreting Our World", "Essentials of the Environment", "Tribal GIS", "The GIS Guide to Public Domain Data", "International Perspectives on Teaching and Learning with GIS In Secondary Education", "Spatial Mathematics" and others. I write for 2 blogs, 2 monthly podcasts, and a variety of journals, and have created over 5,000 videos on the Our Earth YouTube channel. Yet, as time passes, the more I realize my own limitations and that this is a lifelong learning endeavor and thus I actively seek mentors and collaborators.