Education and Training Workgroup
Goals for 2010:
Determine GIS education and training priorities
and develop a strategy that will support public use of GIS data in Maine.
Plan and coordinate the implementation of the
education and training channel on the GeoLibrary
Portal, including content, site structure, and links to additional resources.
Identify GIS education champions within and
outside of state government, and recruit them to support GIS education programs
and funding for them.
Review GeoLibrary materials (especially the GeoPortal
and the GeoLibrary
Web site), initiatives and activities from an educational perspective and
provide recommendations to the board.
Implement a communications plan about education
and training opportunities on the Web site and the listserv, “Maine GeoNews.”