Training paraprofessionals in new technology. Complex technical processes require highly trained technicians.
Teacher training prepares students for technology careers.
GIT Ahead helps rural high school students to see geospatial technology as a pathway to relevant, exciting, and high-demand careers. A one-year institute trained teachers to develop inquiry-based units using geospatial technologies to explore local environmental issues. Partnerships with employers and a community college provided student internships, job shadowing, and career preparation.
Edu guided internal evaluation conducted by the project team, did a summative study, and helped the project to secure a second round of funding.