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August 21, 2021

Texas State University’s 100% Online PhD Program in Geography Education

Texas State University wishes to announce the availability of a 100% Online PhD program in Geography Education.  This academic program could prepare...
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March 5, 2021

2021 Middle & High School (Grades 4-12) ARCGIS ONLINE STORY MAP COMPETITION – Mapping Indiana: Past, Present and New Realities

THE NATIONAL COMPETITION Middle and high school students and their teachers across the U.S. are invited to explore their world...
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November 16, 2020

2020 Indiana Geography Educators of the Year Awards

Mr. Mervyn Barenie, Griffith Middle School, Griffith IN   2020 Indiana Middle School Geography Educator of the YearMr. Barenie came to teaching middle...
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May 22, 2020

2020 Summer Curriculum Educator Workshop: European Union

The European Union Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, invites K-14 educators to take part in a week-long online summer...
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May 15, 2020

2020 IN High School ArcGIS OnLine StoryMap Competition Results

Here are the Top 5 in the 2020 IN High School ArcGIS OnLine StoryMap Competition:#1 Progression of Cars in Indiana#2 Wildlife Crossings...
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February 8, 2020

2020 IN Geographic Bee

2020 Indiana Geographic Bee Finalists https://sites.google.com/site/indianastatebee/qualifiers On Friday, March 27, the state’s top 103 fourth through eighth grade students demonstrating geographic...
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January 23, 2020

2020 Indiana Middle & High School Story Map Competition

Announcing … the 2020 Indiana Middle & High School Story Map Competition. The theme for this year's competition is "Mapping Indiana:...
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November 5, 2019

GENI/DigIndy Photos

 Photos from the DigIndy tour of a water storage tunnel: THANKS to Mike and John for an AMAZING tour of...
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November 5, 2019

GENI/4-H GIS Day 2019

THANKS to Danielle Sands for coordinating a great 4-H GIS Day. Her Team of Purdue Extension Agents, students, educators, parents/grandparents,...
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September 27, 2019

IN ArcGIS Online Story Map Competition RESULTS – Top 5

How Does Indiana Influence the Sport of Basketball?Buzzing Bee BackslideIndiana Bats - Fantastic, Flying, FleetingIndiana's Vice PresidentsHistory of Cars in...
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National Geographic Society: Educational Opportunities

Educator Certification

National Geographic Educator Certification is a free professional development program that recognizes pre-K through 12 formal and informal educators committed to inspiring the next generation of explorers, conservationists, and changemakers.

Pre-K through 12 Educators: Join the Winter 2021 Cohort

The Geo-Inquiry Process
Today’s students need to understand how the complex and dynamic human and natural systems interact in order to make smart decisions. The Geo-Inquiry Process relies on using a geographic perspective, offering a unique lens to analyze space, place, and the interconnections between both the human and natural world.


  • Wed
    9:00am - 3:00pm ET

    Government Geospatial Coordinator's Forum

    Join us on October 27 for the Indiana Government Geospatial Coordinator’s Forum. This annual event takes place from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm ET at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds’ 4-H building located at 2003 Pleasant St in Noblesville.

    The forum provides a unique opportunity for knowledge sharing specifically designed for government geospatial professionals or individuals in other sectors who serve as the primary geospatial service provider for an Indiana government entity.

    Learn more about this year’s Government Geospatial Coordinator’s Forum
    Register: This event is free to attend. However, registration is required to ensure we have an accurate count for the provided breakfast, lunch and snacks.

    While we currently are planning an in-person event, we care about the health and safety of the participants. Therefore, at a minimum, we will follow Indiana State Department of Health and Hamilton County Health Department guidelines. The measures will be in place depending on the color of Hamilton County on the County Metrics Advisory Level map found at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2393.htm:

    Blue: social distancing and masks optional
    Yellow: social distancing and masks required
    Orange: we will consider moving to virtual.
    Red: Forum will be virtual

    Indiana Geographic Information Council
    4011 N Pennsylvania Street, Ste 100
    Indianapolis, IN 46205
    (317) 643-4133

  • Fri
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    Finding the voice and the passion within!

    Indiana Council for the Social Studies
    Annual Conference

    Friday, October 29 2021 (virtual)

    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Provides an opportunity for educators at all levels to share their adventures, guidance and experiences
    while they widen knowledge of the issues and solutions that call us to ACTION!

    FREE to Members and Students.

    $25 Membership for non-Members 🙂

    Keynote Speaker

     of Building Tomorrow will
    deliver the keynote address. Mr. Srour serves as a powerful example of someone who has found his passion and voice. He will be presenting from the
    Watch Party at the Global Village Welcome Center.


    The Conference will be online on the 29th, however, you can join the conference at an in-person Watch
    Party at the

    Village Welcome Center

    at 4233 Lafayette Road in Indianapolis from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

    Food and drinks provided. 

    If you would like to attend in person, email susan.tomlinson.icss@gmail.com to
    RSVP for the Watch Party by October 25th. 

    Space is limited!

    Sessions Grid