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Wyoming Geographic Alliance

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Wyoming Geographic Alliance Announces the Summer Institute 2016!

Wyoming educators have a remarkable opportunity for continuing education this summer.  Our 2016 summer institute will feature three strands to choose from including; Geographic Information Systems (High School) or "National Parks, Public Lands and the WY Landscape" with an Elementary or Middle/High School focus. All three strands include integrated lessons utilizing the award winning Wyoming Student Atlas. The WGA Summer Institute is scheduled for June 27-29 in Laramie.  All workshop resources, lunch each day and parking on campus are provided for FREE to all participants. In addition, all attendees will receive a $100 stipend to help cover the costs of lodging and travel. Educators in the GIS strand will be eligible for receive 3 WY PTSB credits and 3 UW Outreach Graduate Credits. Educators attending the "National Parks, Public Lands and the WY Landscape" strands will be eligible for 1.5 WY PTSB credits and 1 UW Outreach Graduate Credit. *UW Outreach Credits are not eligible to count for a degree program.

If you are a high school teacher and are interested in learning how to use Geographic Information Science in the classroom click here for more information.

If you are interested in the Teaching With Primary Sources Program from the Library of Congress click here for more information.

Please email Casey Yaden at wga@uwyo for additional information.

The mission of the Wyoming Geographic alliance is to motivate and enable each new generation of teachers and students to become geographically literate by providing teachers with quality training, programs, and instructional materials to enable them to provide students with a 21st century geographic education.

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