Tennessee Geographic Alliance

Tennessee Organizations' Events Offerings

Tennessee 101: Reconstruction to the Present

The Tennessee Historical Society is presenting Tennessee 101: Reconstruction to the Present, a series of lectures given by Dr. Carole Bucy. Lectures are scheduled on Tuesdays at 5:30 CT/6:30 ET. Pre-register for the remaining sessions by following the links below.


UTK GIS Outreach and Engagement Laboratory


The UTK GIS Outreach and Engagement Laboratory will be hosting a series of workshops focusing on using Esri Educational resources this fall. Sessions are:

  • only available via Zoom.
  • will start at 8pm Eastern Time.
  • will last one hour.
  • free events!


The first event is on GeoInquiries and will take place on Monday, September 20th! Register HERE!


GeoInquiries™ are short, standards-based inquiry activities for teaching map-based content found in commonly used textbooks. Each activity is designed using a common inquiry model and can be presented quickly from a single computer and projector or modified for students’ hands-on engagement. Collections of 15-20 activities per topic enhance your curriculum throughout the year.

Esri GeoInquiries

Tennessee State Science Teachers

TSTA has planned a series of monthly FLASH ZOOM sessions on topics of interest to science teachers at a variety of grade levels. We are offering these sessions free of charge this year but plan to begin charging nonmembers a small fee beginning in 2022. These sessions will provide one-hour of professional development to attendees.


  • SEPTEMER 18, 2021 Learning Blade, Grades 5-9, Free TN STEM/CS resource
  • OCTOBER 2, 2021 Using the 5E Learning Cycle
  • JANUARY 8, 2022 Teaching Climate Science with Project Learning Tree



Registration Form

Tennessee History for Kids!

Tennessee History for Kids will hold at least six FREE after-school virtual inservices this fall.

All will run from 3:45 to 5:45 central time and offer participating teachers TWO HOURS of professional development. They include:

  • Tuesday, September 14: Early Transportation Routes in Tennessee
  • Tuesday, September 21: Highlander and the Civil Rights Movement
  • Tuesday, September 28: Tennessee Constitutions and the Coal Creek Wars
  • Wednesday, October 6: The Mississippi River and the Sultana
  • Wednesday, October 20: 1917-1925: Suffrage, World War I, Influenza and Scopes
  • Wednesday, October 27: Tennessee During World War II


For more and details, click this link.

Contact the TGA

Mailing Address:

Tennessee Geographic Alliance

​P.O. Box 30812

Knoxville, TN 37930

Join the TGA!

Membership in the Tennessee Geographic Alliance is free.