Network of Alliances for Geographic Education
Delaware Geographic Alliance (DGA)

Geo-literacy a right for all

Henlopen State Park, Delaware
Henlopen State Park, Delaware
Old New Castle, Delaware
Smyrna, DE
Lewes, DE
Henlopen State Park, Delaware

The Delaware Geographic Alliance is currently in transition.

The Delaware Geographic Alliance (DGA) was started in 1989 as a part of a growing network of organizations interested in advancing geography education by influencing educational policy within the state. From the beginning, the Alliance was seen as a close collaboration between university geographers and classroom teachers.

The Alliance became involved in public education reform, contributing to the development of content standards in 1995, a state assessment, and the development of curriculum for the schools. The Alliance provides content review and advice to state policymakers, and is seen as the best source for professional development for teachers of geography across the state.

The DGA currently has about 650 members, including K-12 teachers, university professors, college faculty who train perspective teachers, and GIS professionals from many fields of work, who all share the goal of increasing geographic literacy among all Delawareans.

Delaware Geographic Education Endowment contributors

  • DuPont
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