- Andy Mendola, Pictometry, Chair
- Eileen Allen, SUNY Plattsburgh
- Alexander Chaucer, Skidmore College
- Ann Deakin, SUNY Fredonia
- Susan Hoskins, Cornell University
- Mike Jabot, SUNY Fredonia
- Jim Kernan, SUNY Geneseo
- Jonathon Little, Monroe Community College; New York Geographic Alliance
- Lisa Matthies-Wiza, Erie County Environment and Planning; Erie Community College
- Susan Nixson, City of Ithaca; Ithaca College
- Rich Quodomine, NYS Department of Transportation
- David Stern, Nassau Community College
- Pete Walsemann, Carthage High School
- Amy Work, Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technology
The mission of the Education Committee is to support the NYS GIS Association in meeting the educational needs of its membership and fostering GIS education across New York State.
- In coordination with the Professional Development Committee, offer webinars tailored to the education community, such as revitalizing community college programs and the use of Pictometry Online in the classroom.
- Participate in discussions with the Professional Development Committee and the New York
- Geographic Alliance on ways to incorporate GIS into the Common Core Standards.
- Maintaining support of the NYS Esri K-12 statewide license over the long term.
- Increase awareness of the higher education institutional membership opportunity.
- Statewide forum for exchanging geospatial activities across formal and informal educational sectors.
- Student representation on the Committee.
- Outline webinars for revitalizing community college programs and the use of Pictometry Online in the classroom
- Increase the number of schools and organizations participating in the NYS Esri K-12 license and add content to the website in the form of lessons and feedback, among other additions.
- Increase student and faculty participation at the Summit.
- Continue support of the Committee’s ongoing efforts to establish a forum for exchanging geospatial activities among both formal and informal educational sectors.
- Strategic plan for soliciting higher education institution memberships.
- Pictometry Online webinar targeted at Education members to be scheduled for late February/early March. This is a collaboration with the Professional Development Committee.