MGA Calendar of Events - Fall 2014

¨      October 5 - Educators’ Day at the NEARC conference in Groton, CT

      Teacher presentation on using GIS to map historic downtown areas


¨      Oct 9/10 - ACTEM conference


¨      Oct 15  - Earth Science Day and the MaineStateMuseum

      Presentations on geocaching and using a GPS unit to map local features


¨      Oct 24/25 – NESTVAL conference at UNH



¨      Nov 8 – Family Geography Day at the MaineDiscoveryMuseum in Bangor.  This day’s them will be the interconnectedness of our food supply with activities and snacks from around the world.


¨      Nov 15-23 – Geography Awareness Week


¨      Nov 19 – GIS day 


¨      Nov 21-23 – National Council for the Social Studies conference in Boston MA.  Several teachers will be doing presentations on integrating Geography into the k-12 classroom and enhancing geospatial skills and content. 


Other upcoming events:


¨      March 6-26 – the Giant Traveling map of the Pacific Ocean will be in Maine. Call to schedule a visit to your school


¨      March 21-22 – Maine Science Festival at the Cross Center in Bangor.             

     MGA will be there with the GTMap of the Pacific Ocean.


¨      March 27, 2015 -  Maine Geography Bee at UMF. One hundred Maine students compete for prizes and a trip to the National Bee in DC in May.

Our Mission

The mission of the Maine Geographic Alliance is to expand and improve geographic education from Pre-Kindergarten through University by assisting educators with high-quality geographic materials, lessons, and workshops for implementing Maine's learning results. 



Maine Geographic Alliance
Roberts Learning Center
UMF Campus
270 Main Street
Farmington, Me. 04938 

(207) 778-7443

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