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.

2019 Summer Institute

Tuesday, June 04, 2019 - Thursday, June 06, 2019

"NDGA Summer Institute 2019 - GEOGRAPHIC INQUIRY"

Minot will be home for the 2019 NDGA Summer Institute. This active learning course is for teachers of geography or those teaching courses with geographic content at any grade level. The 3-day program will focus on the use of the precious resources of North Dakota and how the people who live there have adapted them to fill their needs. This class will have emphasis on field trips and outdoors activities. It will also include hands-on instruction in data collection methods, including a session on how to get started collecting and integrating Geo-Inquiry into classroom lessons. Another area covered will be the new and easy-to-use GIS tools available to enhance learning in social science courses. Two credits ($50 per credit) and a $100 class fee. This class will be for 2 credits and have a $100 class fee. Register online at http://ndgeographic.org. For more information, contact Toni Schwartz Johnson at 701-240-8453. Cancellations: In order to receive full class credit, you must cancel your registration for the workshop through NDGA (701-838-3063), and the university of your choice by May 26th. There will be no refunds issued for cancellations after May 26th.

MSU Summer Institute University Credit

UND Summer Institute University Credit

NDSU Summer Institute University Credit

NDGA Class Fee

2019 Ag In the Classroom Farm Tour

July 10-11, 2019

The 2019 farm tour will focus on the changes that have occurred in the Ag industry over the past 10 years. It will include tours of agriculture related business that will help demonstrate how this industry has developed in cooperation with technology, science and agronomics. This class will be for 1 credit and have a $50 class fee. Contact Jeff Beck 701-240-9231.

Minot State University Registration

NDGA Class Fee

2019 GeoFIT

Monday, August 05, 2019 - Wednesday, August 07, 2019

"GEOGRAPHICALLY FIT 2019"

The environment of North Dakota has offered challenges during the history of the state. How these challenges were meet are a key part to the state’s development. The institute provides experiential learning and resources for curriculum planning and development and how to help foster environmental responsibility of natural resources in stewards of all ages. Educators have an opportunity to expand their content knowledge and study how geology, geography and forests can work together to minimize environmental impacts and land disturbances, as well as improve and protect surface and ground water. The "Environmental Perspectives" institute takes place via on site visits. Each day will include content rich, hands-on outdoor experiences, individual and group activities. This class will be for 2 credits and have a $100 class fee. Register online at http://ndgeographic.org. For more information, contact Toni Schwartz Johnson at 701-240-8453.
Cancellations: In order to receive full class credit, you must cancel your registration for the workshop through NDGA (701-838-3063), and the university of your choice by July 28th. There will be no refunds issued for cancellations after July 28th.

North Dakota State University Registration

University of North Dakota Registration

Minot State University Registration

NDGA Class Fee