Welcome to NHEdGIS
The New Hampshire Educational GIS Partnership is a group of people and organizations who believe geospatial technologies have the power to enhance K-12 education in the state of New Hampshire. Through the efforts of the partners, staff at the New Hampshire Department of Education, and Esri's K-12 Education Team; an agreement has been reached that will provide Esri's ArcGIS software to all K-12 schools, teachers, and K-12 age youth groups in the state for educational and administrative purposes.
Read the Announcement of Esri K-12 Site License for NH
Read the press release from the NH Department of Education announcing the Esri K-12 site license for NH.
Apply for a School License
Schools interested in an ArcGIS online organizational account should complete the form athttp://esriurl.com/connectedrequest, attach a request on school letterhead, and send it by email directly to Esri. This opportunity is part of the national ConnectEd initiative http://connected.esri.com.
Schools interested in a school-wide license of the ArcGIS Desktop software will still need to submit an online application which is available through the NH Statewide license. Visit the ESRI State Partnership Project page on nheon.org.
Meet the NHEdGIS Partners
New Hampshire Department of Education: The New Hampshire Department of Education (NHDOE) is committed to helping students, parents, and educators (including teachers, principals, superintendents, and school communities) meet the educational needs of each student.
New Hampshire Geographic Alliance: The mission of the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance (NHGA) is to engender an awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the fundamental importance of Geography, its spatial perspectives, and its vital relationship to our lives. NHGA promotes an increase of and diffusion of geographic literacy in New Hampshire by communicating with, building relationships to, and providing opportunities for educators, educational decision makers, and institutions of education.
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department: As the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department works in partnership with the public to:
UNH Cooperative Extension Geospatial Technologies Training Center: The UNH Cooperative Extension Geospatial Technologies Training Center (GTTC) works to promote the understanding and use of geospatial technologies by a wide range of sectors in New Hampshire, including K-12 teachers, academia, state/local/regional/federal government, non-profit groups, small business and volunteers. The GTTC provides instruction on GIS, GPS, Google Earth, and online mapping through a combination of online courses, in-person workshops and free downloadable training materials.
Learn more about Esri
"Esri is an exciting company doing important work. Our technology enables organizations to create responsible and sustainable solutions to problems at local and global scales. At Esri, we believe that geography is at the heart of a more resilient and sustainable future. Governments, industry leaders, academics, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) trust us to connect them with the analytic knowledge they need to make these critical decisions that shape the planet." Esri president, Jack Dangermond