*New* Online offerings!
TEACHER GIS CERTIFICATION * NEW SUMMER 2020* (VISIT lagisk12.org TO REGISTER)
Teacher GIS Certification is a two week intensive professional certification course for teachers. It is designed in order for teachers to learn the materials in the GIS Tutorial 1 textbook, sit for and successfully pass the exam. For students taking the same course and passing the exam, an Industry-based Certificate will be earned. For more information call 225-939-1091.
Teacher PD Online (Visit LAGISk12.org to REGISTER)
This Teacher PD K-12 is an ONLINE, week long (M-F, July 20, 2020) training offered through our Mighty Maps Institute ~ Maps & Apps For Teachers. It is a digital online, web-based workshop to introduce educators to the field of GIS technology (STEM Technology) in a fun way - CROSS CURRICULA & more! This engaging week long process will leave you wanting more for yourself and for your students. You will leave knowing how to build your own Story Map and gain access to over 200 ready to go lesson plans, GeoInquiries, aligned with standards, not all in our content area but in areas you can share with fellow educators and colleagues!
Mighty Maps Institute ~ Maps & Apps For Students is a summer GIS program for students aged 11-17 to introduce students to the field of technology in a fun way (drones). The four day GIS program (Monday-Thursday) costs $250 per child and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The locations include Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Lafayette, New Orleans, West Feliciana, and St. Tammany. Contact us if you are interested in partnering to hold a Maps & Apps for Students in your area.
International GIS Day
Annually more than 100 to 200 students from throughout Baton Rouge are invited to learn about GIS. The GeoMentors (professionals working as GIS Analysts), lead groups of students through three educational, hands-on activities which include built your own story map, collection of inventory data using smart phones and creating a national geographic map which offers spatial thinking through kinetic learning. Visit GIS DAY LOUISIANA
for more information.
Annual Map Competition ArcGIS On Line U. S. School Competition
This competition is open annually to high school (grades 9-12) and middle school students (grades 4-8) in the U.S who can analyze, interpret, and present data via an ArcGIS Online presentation, web app, or story map. Visit LAGISK12.COM/COMPETITION
to register your school today!
MIGHTY MAPS INSTITUTE
Mighty Maps Institute is a grant partnership program between Global Geospatial Institute and ESRI. It's our goal to provide professional development workshop and training to teachers and educators in a school district.
The expectation is our 24-hour instructional session can be segmented in several different ways and will cover all components of ArcGIS online and GIS desktop. The workshop and trainings are designed for K-12 administrators, teachers and educators within the school district, especially career tech educators and counselors.
Part of the Mighty Maps Institute will be the establishment and setup of an Arc GIS online organizational account, username and passwords for your students and administrators and the setup of groups and members in your groups. We will cover an introduction to GeoInquiries, build your own story map, use of mobile devices for collecting data, map GPS data using Collector for ArcGIS, coding, and much more.
Should you have any questions regarding Mighty Map Institute, please call us at (225) 939-1091 or email us at email@example.com
GIS Entry Level Course and INDUSTRY BASED CERTIFICATION (IBC)
See Opportunities tab for details on GIS Entry Level Course and IBC or click on (red) Register button above
*New* Drone to Smart Mapping Course and Corresponding Industry Based Certification (IBC) is Under Construction.....