California Geographic Alliance

The California Geographic Alliance (CGA) is dedicated to supporting and improving geographic education and literacy in California through:

  • Professional learning programs for teachers and credential students: school-site workshops, summer institutes, district in-service training, field trips, and methods classes;
  • K-16 Partnerships: engaging students and professionals through field trips, student competitions and showcases, student tutoring and mentoring, presentations, and classroom support;
  • Developing and distributing educational materials: an original California Atlas, ArcGIS Online Story Maps and customized GeoInquiries, geographic literature, curated resource lists, classroom exercises, and thematic map galleries;
  • Promoting geographic awareness and literacy among educators and the general public through blog posts and social media, editorials, and community events, and;
  • Advocating for policies at the local and state levels that institutionalize geographic education across the curriculum and provide equitable opportunities to learn about the world and how it works.

Become an NCGE member and tap into the largest network of geography teachers and resources in the country.

State Alliance members receive a 50% discount on an annual NCGE membership or renewal.