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Our Mission

"The mission of the Florida Geographic Alliance is to promote geographic literacy by fostering innovation in geographic education and encouraging the protection and conservation of Florida's natural and cultural resources."

— As voted on by the Board on August 16, 2011.

  • Geographic Literacy
  • Innovation in Education
  • Conservation
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Teacher Training

Instruction as to the nature of geography, stressing its ethodological character.


Access to decades of lesson plans, instruction on content and teaching strategies.


Sponsorship of geography education workshops, conferences, and projects.


Instruction in the application of technology to geography teaching and learning.


Meeting educators where they're at with free, mobile, and virtual resources.


Encouraging research and innovations in geography education across the spectrum.

Popular FGA Initiatives

Our Programs

Giant Traveling Map

National Geographic's Giant Travelling Maps bring hands-and-feet-on geographic education to your school!

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Summer Institutes

Educators of all creeds are welcome to join this annual, week-long teacher training hosted in cities across Florida!

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Every third week of November, the FGA hosts Geography Awareness Week, a statewide program with the goal of increasing geography awareness.

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Featured Resources

Lesson Database

Florida Geographic Alliance

The Florida Geographic Alliance's lesson database spans decades, cataloging invaluable curricula from geography educators all across the state.

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Florida Bibliography

Florida Geographic Alliance

Recommended fiction, nonfiction and historical titles set in Florida for use in the classroom. These titles are recommended by Florida teachers, for Florida teachers.

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ArcGIS Workshops

Florida Geographic Alliance

This collection of materials and workshop opportunities is designed to introduce K-12 teachers to easy, accessible mapping technology for use in the classroom.

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Become an Alliance Member

Join the Alliance

By registering with the Florida Geographic Alliance, you will gain access to our vast collection of:

  • Educator Resources
  • Decades of Lesson Plans + Materials
  • Networking Opportunities

  • Upon registration you will be entered into our listserv and recieve a seasonal opportunities newsletter. Many enjoy this membership as a great way to get involved in a meaningful movement and have fun doing it! Registration is free and only takes a minute or two. Get started by clicking below!


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The Florida Geographic Alliance
C6140 UCC
296 Champions Way
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2641




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