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Geographic Information Systems

Youth Education

GIS is a versatile and highly adaptive technology that can be applied to virtually any field. From history to biology, from medicine to criminology, GIS makes data come to life, and we can help you find ways to make GIS work for you.

ESRI Software

In partnership with ESRI, Washington College provides ArcGIS software to Maryland public and private K-12 schools at no charge. If you or an educator you know are interested in providing students access to valuable technology skills that will expand their career opportunities in the future, this page will show you how to take advantage of this opportunity.

STEM Education

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  As part of our Race to the Top with Maryland State Department of Education, Washington College is offering an online course for K-12 teachers interested in integrating GIS and STEM influenced lesson plans into their classroom.  

Dover Area School District

Dover Area High School is a public high school with about 1,100 students in a district of 3,900 students.  Partnering with Washington College’s GIS Lab, the high school has been able to create a GIS Curriculum.

After School Activities

In the fall of 2012, the GIS Lab teamed up with the third grade class at Henry Highland Garnett Elementary School to teach them some basic GIS programs.