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2018 MN GIS/LIS Conference K-12 Teacher Workshops
Educator Day III

The Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium are excited to announce Educator Day IV. This year it will be held at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center on Wednesday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Educator Day III, held in Bemidji last October 2017, had seventy-two K-12 teachers and District staff attend. We are excited to see you again this year! The day will include many hands-on GIS activities, sessions and a lunch that will highlight Matthew Winbigler from Cloquet School District. Matthew attended the first Educator Day in 2015, signed up for an ArcGIS organizational account, and hasn’t looked back. He will discuss how GIS is being utilized in Cloquet’s middle and high school classes. He will bring along one of his students that was a winner in the 2018 Minnesota Map Competition.


  • FREE all-day conference to include lunch, snacks and drinks
  • Introductory, Intermediate and some Advanced ArcGIS Online hands-on instruction
  • Learn how to use the following in your classroom; Story Maps, Survey123 for Geo-Forms and data collection, Geo-Inquiries, Web Apps and Presentations
  • Actual teachers using GIS will be instructing many of the sessions. A chance to see how others are putting GIS into action in their classrooms
  • Where to find GIS data and curriculum for your classroom
  • Much more….

Teachers will receive a certificate for up to seven hours of CEU credit for attending. If you require assistance for substitute reimbursement please let us know below. We don’t want funding to be a barrier for YOU to attend. We can pay up to $125 as a substitute reimbursement.

GIS is the third leading job creator and The Minnesota Department of Education, Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium and Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education are committed to helping YOU, the instructor, provide this valuable information to your students.

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