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K-12 teachers invited to GIS training at NOVA-Reston Center


The Virginia GIS K-12 Consortium is offering an introductory GIS workshop to teachers and educators on how to use ESRI's ArcGIS software and how to integrate it into a variety of classrooms and curricula.

Wednesday, Aug. 14, and Thursday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Northern Virginia Community College, 1831 Wiehle Ave., Reston, Va. 20190. Classes will be held in Room 313.

These workshops are supported by the K-12 Consortium, managed by James Madison University, and are free to all participants.  Lunch will be provided on both days. Space is limited. 

An application for this training is available online. For more information, and to submit a completed application by e-mail, contact:

Paul Rittenhouse | rittensp@jmu.edu

Media Contact: Corey Byers | 703.425.5847 | CByers@nvcc.edu

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.