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.

Click Teacher Resources for a complete set of lesson plans and other materials.
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 News and Events

New Lessons Plans for Big Ideas.

Populations in China to accompany the China Big Idea unit and Regions in the U.S. to accompany the North America Big Idea unit.​


The Spring, 2015 Michigan Geographic Alliance Newsletter is now available.

Revising Michigan's social studies standards, proposed changes to middle and high school history and geography, and more. Click HERE to read the newsleter online.​


New Pre-service Resources available

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