2023 Geography Education in the 21st Century VIRTUAL Conference
The Illinois Geographic Alliance, LLC and the Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment at Illinois State University are excited to announce the 2020 Geography Education in the 21st Century VIRTUAL Conference, a conference for geography educators via Zoom that focuses on methods, lessons, and resources for teaching geography.
The keynote will be given by Dr. Max Lu, a professor in the Department of Geography and Geospatial Sciences at Kansas State University. Then, breakout sessions will be presented by experienced K-12 teachers and university professors. ArcGIS Online, StoryMaps, Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbots, teaching students to ask their own questions, and free resources for teaching geography are just a few examples of topics that will be covered in the breakout sessions.
What: a virtual conference for geography educators that includes a keynote and breakout sessions
When: Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom (Link will be emailed to you a day or two prior to the conference.)
Who: This virtual conference is applicable for a wide range of geography educators, including pre-service and in-service elementary school teachers, middle school/junior high teachers, high school teachers, and community college/university instructors and professors.
Why: This conference is a fantastic opportunity for you to connect with geography educators from around the state. The conference includes a keynote and a variety of breakout sessions presented by experienced educators.
Cost: Registration is free! PD hours (CPDUs) are provided to in-service Illinois K-12 educators at no charge.
Registration: Please submit an online registration form to register for the conference.
Questions: Please contact the Illinois Geographic Alliance, LLC, at