Education with the
North Dakota Geographic Alliance
Teaching Geography is Fundamental in North Dakota
The NDGA Board of Directors represents a broad interest in geography education in North Dakota. Along with educators and administrators,members include representatives from the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway, Valley City State University’s Prairie Waters Education & Research Center, Corporate Adventures, Flood Protection Task Force, as well as a well known Author, Graduate Director of the Department of Geography at University of North Dakota, Assistant Professor of GIS and GIS Program Coordinator at Bismarck State College and Geography Professor at Minot State University.
Giant Map of North Dakota
One of the main goals of the North Dakota Geographic Alliance is to encourage interest in geography throughout North Dakota. With this in mind, the NDGA has a Giant Map of North Dakota available for use in your classroom. This map is 20 by 25. It is best used with 3-4th grade geograhy classes. If you are interested check out the Facebook page North Dakota Giant Map. or call Jeffrey Beck at 701-240-9231
The NDGA & Public Engagement
Supporting geo-literacy for all North Dakotans
community. The map also traveled to Minot and area schools that involved approximately 80 educators.
The NDGA & Teacher Professional Development
Building skills for the modern geography classroom
The NDGA & Public Policy
Transforming state education
Superintendent of Schools and the Standards and Achievement Director
to express a desire to include geography