Attention High School Teachers & College Faculty! Advanced Geocache Training

Are you interested in helping your students:

  • Build 21st century workforce skills?
  • Understand and analyze data?
  • Engage in authentic projects that provide marketable job skills?

If so, here is a great learning opportunity for you.  Application deadline:  May 2, 2014.   To download an application and performance assessment, please visit or email 

WHAT:  A paid professional development opportunity to design a geospatial technology-integrated project based instructional unit or a Geospatial Semester course that may be offered for dual credit at your high school and MCC or NAU.

WHEN:  Monday, July 21, 2014 through Friday, July 25, 2014 (8am-4pm) at Mesa Community College

WHO:   Teachers who can demonstrate basic Esri ArcMap skills interested in learning how to teach students to use the technologies within a project-based instructional framework.


  • High quality, professional learning experiences
  • Some travel assistance to MCC in Mesa
  • Up to $1,375 stipend for full participation in all project components
  • Instructional and technical support as you implement
  • Opportunities to work alongside high school and college faculty
  • Opportunity for lab upgrades for your high school
  • Opportunities to travel to the Esri Education User Conference in San Diego, CA

For more information contact:

Karen Blevins

 Faculty/Geospatial Program Director
 Mesa Community College
 1833 West Southern Avenue
 Mesa, AZ 85202


Professional Development Coordinator
Lori Rubino-Hare
Center for Science Teaching and Learning
Northern Arizona University
Box 5697
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5697