As you prepare for the upcoming school year, the Alamo Area GIS Users Group would like to offer you and your students a great learning opportunity, the opportunity to engage with local GIS professionals. With an emphasis on the use of advanced geospatial technology in a wide range of disciplines, GIS Day 2016 provides examples of geographic concepts in everyday situations.
For the past eleven years, the local GIS professionals in San Antonio and the surrounding areas have been hosting a GIS Day event for local schools. Participating in GIS Day can assist students to meet several aspects of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Section 113, especially Section 113.43 World Geography and more specifically Section 113.43.20.A-the impact of information technologies on human interactions.
As the AAGIS group prepares for this year’s GIS Day event to be held at University of Texas at San Antonio, November 15th, we invite you to participate. If you are interested, please respond to Sara Eaves by September 16th to reserve your spot! As the November 15th date approaches, we will send you more information for possible inclusion into your curriculum. You can also visit our website www.sagisday.com for more information. GIS Day is an international forum that started in 1999, to learn more about this fun day celebrated all over the world visit www.gisday.com.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Sara Eaves. If you would like to be removed from the GIS Day educator outreach email list, please let us know by responding to this email.
We hope to see you in November!
President, Alamo Area GIS User Group