Michigan Geographic Alliance
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The Michigan Geographic Alliance is a network of teachers and geographers using geography content and skills to enhance the education of Michigan students.

Our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable, professional development workshops and resources for teachers. We are part of the National Geographic Network of state alliances.

The Michigan Geographic Alliance receives support from the National Geographic Society Education Foundation, the Michigan Department of Education, Central Michigan University, and Western Michigan University.

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 News and Events

New Unit Now Available

World Regional Geography Using Big Ideas - Distance in Australia is now available on-line.​


Patchenik Children's World Map Competition 2015

Encourage your students to enter the Patchenik Children's World Map Competition 2015 for a chance to represent the USA in an international map illustration contest held at the International Cartographic Conference in Rio de Janeiro.​


World of 7 Billion

Student video contest brings technology and creativity into your high school geography class.​


2015 National Conference on Geography Education 100-Year Celebration

Connect with geography education leaders from around the world by attending the 2015 National Conference on Geographic Education, August 6-9, 2015 in Washington DC.​


New Pre-service Resources available

The National Geographic website now has a collection of resources for pre-service educators and their professors.​