GeoTech Center Presentations
Illinois Geography/Geology (IAGT) Teachers Conference
National Geospatial Technology Center
Illinois Geographic Information Systems Association
Association of American Geographers
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association
Geospatial Information and Technology Association
Integrated Geospatial Education & Technology Training (iGETT)
The Integrated Geospatial Education & Technology Training Project (iGETT) is designed to provide curriculum materials and outreach development gathered from geospatial technology instructors at two-year colleges. Members may sign up for access to prepared Learning Units which are primarily focused on remote sensing concepts.
MAPS GIS at Lane Community College
A comprehensive set of online modules developed by Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, which cover a wide variety of subject areas for college, high school, and middle school educators.
Careers and Internships
Career Voyages: Geospatial Technology
The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education have partnered to provide information for in-demand occupations which outline skill sets, education, and training opportunities in a particular field. The site is targeted towards students, career changers, parents, and career advisors.
Job Search Sites
GIS Jobs Clearinghouse
A general job search engine which pulls from other major job search sites.
The Student Conservation Association
The Student Conservation Association is a non-profit group which organizes student interns and crews to perform service work in America's National Park System and other federally controlled lands. Several of the internships available involve geospatial technology, such as mapping trails and GPS tracking of wildlife.
Online Data for Download
The U.S. government's collection of federal, state, and local data.
The Illinois Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Good collection of free base data and aerial imagery of Illinois.
ESRI's data download site with several free datasets, web mapping apps, and general information about GIS and geospatial technology.