GEOFEST Minnesota

This workshop is considered the premier professional development event in Minnesota for K-12 Geography educators. We hope you will consider joining us!

This program features a streamlined set of breakout sessions:

    • Implementing the New Minnesota State Geography Standards
    • Elementary Geography
    • Middle School Geography
    • High School Geography
    • Pre-Service Teachers
    • AP Human Geography
    • Geotechnology: GIS, GPS, Google Earth, iPads, Apps and more!

FEATURE: Giant State Map of Minnesota on Exhibit

GEOFEST is sponsored by the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education (MAGE) and the Associate Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC).

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

 

Conference Details

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Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016

Time: 8:15 am – 8:50 (check-in);
9:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. (sessions)

Location: Macalester College
Campus Map/Driving Directions
Parking is available in any of the campus lots or the surrounding neighborhood streets.

Check-in: Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center (lower level), 8:30 a.m. Sessions begin at 9:00 a.m.

Cost:
Teachers or Administrators
$50.00 (through Oct. 15); $75.00 (after Oct. 15)

ACTC Students or Faculty
Free** (through Oct. 15); $75.00 (after Oct. 15)

Pre-service Teachers/Non-ACTC College Students or Faculty
$25.00 (through Oct. 15); $75.00 (after Oct. 15)

2015 GeoTechnologies Summer Institute (Intro/Advanced) Participants
Free** (through Oct. 15); $75.00 (after Oct. 15)

The registration fee includes a full day’s attendance, 6 CEUs and lunch.

NOTE: Registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

**Pre-registration prior to October 16th is required. Fee is waived for ACTC students and faculty due to a grant from the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities.

** The fee is waived for ACTC Students & Faculty who pre-register prior to October 16th due to a grant from Macalester College. The fee is waived for GeoTechnologies participants due to a grant from the Minnesota Department of Higher Education.


Conference Organizers

Michele Melius, GEOFEST Coordinator
mmelius@isd110.org

David A. Lanegran, MAGE Coordinator
lanegran@macalester.edu

Laura Kigin, MAGE Program Assistant
kigin@macalester.edu

Ashley Nepp, IT Coordinator
nepp@macalester.edu