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Dr Gilliland gives Opening Address at Geographic Education Town Hall

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Dr Jason Gilliland gave the Opening Address entitled “Community Geography: Advancing Geographic Education In and Out of the Classroom” at a Geographic Education Town Hall Meeting in St. Catherine’s, Ontario. The event targeting students in Grades 7 through 12 was hosted by Geospatial Niagara and included panelists from a diversity of backgrounds and careers related to Geography. The subject of Dr. Gilliland’s address matched the vision statement of Geospatial Niagara: “To promote geo-literacy and community participation through geography”.