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ND Geographic Alliance

Located in Minot, Serving all of North Dakota

We equip North Dakota students and teachers with the geographic knowledge and skills to become empowered global thinkers and problem solvers in an interconnected world.

Our Mission

We equip North Dakota students and teachers with the geographic knowledge and skills to become empowered global thinkers and problem solvers in an interconnected world.

2021 Farm tour

 June 23-24, 2021

2021 summer institute

July 14-16, 2021

2021 GeoFIT

August 3-5, 2021

The North Dakota Geographic Alliance is pleased to announce our 2020 Geography Teacher of the Year!

 

The North Dakota Geographic Alliance is pleased to announce the 2020 North Dakota Geography teacher of the year is Cathy Goehring, a third-grade teacher from Wishek Public School. Cathy has taught at Wishek for 13 years.  She graduated from Dickinson State University.  Cathy and her husband Dave have three children.

Cathy has been very active in the geography education in our state.  She has participated in many NDGA summer programs and institutes.  Cathy was nominated by her peers for the work she was able to do during 2020’s difficult learning situations.  She was able to develop lessons that enhanced Geographic Education for her students.

The North Dakota Geographic Alliance was established in 1991. It is a statewide partnership between university-based learning and K-12 classrooms.  The Alliance provides educators with professional development and training opportunities.  It also provides teachers with resources necessary for more effective geographic learning. 

The NDGA has a membership of more than 700 educator and stakeholders in North Dakota.  The mission of the NDGA is to promote an effective presence of geography in the curriculum that equips North Dakota student with the geographic knowledge and skills to become productive global citizens and problems solvers in the interconnected world. This is very true of the Mrs.’ Goehring classroom.  The NDGA feel that she clearly understands the importance of attaining geographic literacy as related to the future of North Dakota.

Wishek teacher named North Dakota Geographic Alliance Teacher of the Year (kxnet.com)

About the Alliance

Core Values

As an organization the NDGA values its role as a trusted resource, advocate, and promoter of geography and social studies education.

Education

The NDGA strives to provide opportunities for education to students throughout the summer each year.

Membership

Do you want to feel empowered with a new awareness of the world? Become a member of the North Dakota Geographic Alliance today.

Resources

Something for everyone: Teachers, parents and everyone curious about geography and those interested in geo-literacy.

Geographic Literacy

Our goal is to help equip students throughout North dakota with geographic knowledge

We Have the Power to Impact Our Future, and We’re Doing Something About It

Giant Map

Stop by to get your FREE Giant map. These are open to our members.

Free Geographic Materials

We offer our members free Geographic Materials for their educational needs.

Membership

We encourage you to become a member and have access to a plethora of resources!

Get In Touch

500 University Ave
Minot, ND 58707
701-858-3063

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