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.



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