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Welcome! We are a nonprofit, statewide partnership between collegiate, pre-kindergarten - 12th grade teachers of geography/social studies, and business and agency professionals. We are part of the National Geographic Network of Alliances for Geographic Education. Together we provide educators with professional development opportunities, academic networking, innovative teaching strategies, classroom materials, and model geography education programs.



Featured Opportunities

OKAGE is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities for teachers within our state. Click on the images for more information and to register online for any of the numerous events we will host in 2018! For our full event list go to our "Upcoming Events" tab for more information.

Click on the gallery to see the 2018 Geography Awareness Week Postcard Contest! Postcards are displayed in the following order:

Pre-K-3rd Grade winners: 1st place- Elizabeth Kwok, 2nd place-Amelia Kwok

4th-6th Grade winners: 1st place- Harini Senthil, 2nd place-Julia Chen, 3rd place- Kyli Ewing

7th-12th Grade winners: 1st place- Cassidy Crabb, 2nd place-Katherine Knox, 3rd place- Dylann Baker



Livebinder success!

Check out the Geography 101 Livebinder! Developed by OKAGE Teacher Consultant, Pam Merrill, this resource is listed as a "featured" livebinder due to its wide use and positive feedback. Check it out at: 

https://www.livebinders.com/welcome/home

“Geographic knowledge is a powerful tool for understanding the complex nature of our world and everything in it. All students at every grade level need to think geographically.”