The Illinois Geographic Alliance and the Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment at Illinois State University are excited to announce the 2017 Geography Education in the 21st Century Conference, a 1-day, drive-in conference for geography educators that includes networking opportunities, a keynote, and a variety of breakout sessions to choose from.
This conference is applicable for a wide range of geography educators including pre-service and in-service elementary school, middle school/junior high, and high school teachers and community college and college/university geography instructors and professors. This conference is a fantastic opportunity for you to network with geography educators from around the state.
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Felmely Hall of Science and the Femley Science Hall of Science Annex on the campus of Illinois State University (Normal, IL)
Cost: There is no cost to attend this conference!
Registration: Please submit an online registration form.
2015 Illinois Geographical Society Annual Meeting:
Prairie Nexus: Transportation Hub of Downstate Illinois
April 30-May 2, 2015
As part of this meeting, the Illinois Geographic Alliance provided a workshop, “GIS for Illinois Teachers”, from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Workshop participants explored a gallery of ready-to-use maps and story maps, created their own maps, and reviewed online lesson plans.