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Teacher Education & Outreach

We are partnered with the Massachusetts Geographic Alliance, Elms College, the Five College Center for East Asian Studies and Bridgewater State to provide place-based geography and geospatial technology training and professional development programs (PDPs) to strengthen K-12 geography education in Western Massachusetts and in the Commonwealth.  Our Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 trainings, seminars and presentations are:

David Sobel
Placed Based Education Seminar

5 PDPs (Free)
Dinner provided
November 2, 2015 (4:15 pm - 9:00 pm)
Scanlon Banquet Hall

Disputed Names, Disputed Places:  East Asia
K-12 Social Studies and Geography
Professional Development Workshop

5 PDPs (Free)
February 27, 2016 (8:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Loughman Living Room

Adding Value - Integrating Geography into the Curriculum
K-12 Social Studies and Geography
Professional Development Workshop

5 PDP (Free)
March 05, 2016 (8:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Wilson 211