Putting the World in Your Hands Using GIS Technology, Drones and much more!

Lafayette Summer 2020 (Dates TBD)


Maps and Apps for Teachers ~ is a GIS summer professional development workshop which will be held at a participating Host location in Lafayette, LA.

Maps and Apps will be led by a professional GIS instructor and/or a certified teacher along with qualified staff who have prepared engaging days complete with educational and technology sessions.  

Maps and Apps begins at 8:00 am and ends at 3:30 pm.  Lunch and snacks will be provided. 

Participants will:

  • Experience flying a drone
  • Be provided with lesson plans and exercises that align with standards
  • Collect data outdoors using Collector for ArcGIS app
  • Map your own ideas using Story Maps
  • Cross Curricula with geospatial tools made simple, we promise
  • Find out about GIS Industry-Based Certification through Jump Start!

Note:  Detailed driving directions will be added prior to the workshop date

If you or your associated school and/or business are interested in hosting this workshop please contact us at info@gginstitute.org.