Friday, November 20, 2009

GIS Professionals Interact with Students ONLINE for GIS Day 2009!

The First Annual GIS Day Hawaii Webcast was on Wednesday 11/18!

Students from 17 different schools throughout the state logged on to view presentations by eight different GIS Professionals. Speakers logged on from Maui, Oahu, Hawaii Island, and Colorado! All participants received GIS Day stickers, pencils, and mouse pads!

These pictures display the webcast control station at MEDB's Training Center in Kihei, Maui, where Webcast Facilitator, Diana Papini Warren, and guest speaker, Joe Breman, President of International Underwater Explorations, interact with students on Kauai from Kamakahelei Intermediate School. Also logged on for this particular session were students and teachers from Keeau High School, McKinley High School, Hui Malama Learning Center, Lahainaluna High School, and Kilohana Elementary School.

GIS Day is held each year in the third week of November, on the Wednesday during Geography Awareness Week, a geographic literacy initiative sponsored by the National Geographic Society. For more information on other events that took place around the world, visit

Friday, November 13, 2009

Incredible Opportunity for Teachers who Teach Teachers GIS!

ESRI is Offering a Second Annual T3G Training Opportunity at the ESRI Headquarters in CA!

DEADLINE EXTENDED - To December 4th!!

FREE except for your travel.

LEARN from a team of instructors that are the best of the best in GIS in Education, including Joseph Kerski, Charlie Fitzpatrick and the ESRI Education Team!!
NETWORK with educators from around the country who are taking the lead in integrating GIS into the classroom and teaching teachers the wonders of GIS!
ENGAGE in a wide range of GIS projects that will broaden your horizons in geospatial analysis!

For more information and the application process, visit