National Geographic Society and ESRI Announce International GeoMentor Program

Initiative Aimed at Increasing Geographic Literacy in Elementary and Secondary Education

Redlands, California--The newly established GeoMentor program was jointly announced by ESRI and the National Geographic Society (NGS) on Monday, July 13, 2009, during the Plenary Session of ESRI's 29th annual International User Conference in San Diego.

The program will enlist people who use geographic information to help educators and students better understand its numerous applications. These GeoMentors adopt a classroom or afterschool program, helping both the teacher and students comprehend the many ways geography and geographic information systems (GIS) can help us better...

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