The 8th annual Esri T3G is now receiving applications. T3G 2016 seeks 100 passionate educators and influencers anxious to change the world, through education, with GIS technology. The event is Sunday July 17 – Fri July 22, 2016. Applications are available now, and due by Nov 9, 2015.
The 2016 event will happen in mid-July, so this is an opportunity for some to attend who were locked out by calendar in past years. Please share with those you know who ought to join us. We need 100 strong educators and influencers, from all levels. Look at http://esriurl.com/k12gis and compare your state with the others across all the maps. Note especially Map#5 — the T3G participant map.
Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student openaccess computer facility, a K12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center.
Nathan served eight years (20042012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was reelected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board.
A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State