National Council for Geographic Education


The National Council for Geographic Education works to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning. The NCGE serves this mission in order to:

  • Promote and support geography education;
  • Enhance the preparation of geography educators with respect to their knowledge of content, techniques, and learning processes;
  • Facilitate communications and professional development among teachers of geography;
  • Encourage and support research on geography education;
  • Develop, publish, and promote the use of curriculum, resources, and learning materials;
  • Recognize exceptional supporters and teachers of geography; and
  • Collaborate with other organizations that have similar goals.