GIS-Based Professional Development: Helping K–12 Teachers Overcome Obstacles Due to COVID-19

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project builds capacity and advances environmental literacy efforts that integrate geospatial technology use among educators in the Lake Erie, Susquehanna River, and Delaware Estuary watersheds. Partners are developing, implementing, and researching a professional development module that encourages the use of GIS to support watershed-based inquiry practices in times of physical distancing and limited mobility.

Funded by: Pa. Sea Grant and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Project Leads: Tamara Peffer (Pa. Department of Education); Steven C. Kerlin

Collaborators: Michelle Niedermeier (Pa. Sea Grant); David Kline

Project Years: 2021, 2022