Detroit Public Schools Youth Technology Corps GIS Initiative
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Randall E Raymond, Sheryl Jones, Todd Bettison, Yichun Xie, Masha Lewis
This presentation will describe the establishment of the Detroit Public Schools Youth Technology Corps GIS Initiative that is designed to infuse GIS education into the Core Content of the Detroit Public Schools. The Saturday Academy of GIS at Fredrick Douglass Academy in Detroit Public Schools will be discussed as a pathway to careers in the Geospatial industry and intern experiences with the City of Detroit and Community Based Problem Solving Activities.