The New Hampshire Geographic Alliance (NHGA) envisions a future for our state in which all of our citizens have a achieved a high level of geographic literacy as a result of cooperative, collaborative, and coordinated educational and policy efforts.

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.

Why_Geography_Matters_in_NH      (pdf file)

Contact Information:
Lara Bryant:Coordinator: (603)-358-2428

Lara Bryant

New Hampshire Geographic Alliance
Keene State College
229 Main Street, MailStop 2001


New Hampshire Geographic Alliance has Mega Maps  available for loan to schools in New Hampshire. If you are interested in borrowing a Mega Map please submit an online request by using the form below or contact the NHGA Coordinator at:


New Hampshire Geographic Alliance has GPS Units available for loan to schools in New Hampshire. If you are interested in borrowing a GPS Unit please submit an online request by using the form below or contact the NHGA Coordinator at:

NHGA recommends that units be requested for use in pairs.  The Units come in sets of 10, 12 and 15, if you need more than 15 units please click on 15 units plus 10 or 12 units (or 10 and 12 units) to make up your numbers. This keeps the sets intact and easier to track.



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The New Hampshire Geographic Alliance has developed a variety of resources available for use in classroom instruction. This includes New England Atlases for sale and Lesson Plans that are free. Many more resources can be accessed on our website, check back for... read more

National Geographic Bee Registration

Registration for the  2015 National Geographic Bee opens September 15, 2014! Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark... read more

GeoWeek 2014 Kickoff on Saturday, November 15th

National Geographic Society’s (NGS) Geography Awareness Week (now referred to as “GeoWeek” rather than “GAW”) was proclaimed in 1984 as an effort to raise the awareness of geo-spatial issues. Sadly, geo-literacy is dangerously deficient in American education. GeoWeek... read more

NHGA Workshops

Upcoming NHGA  Workshops

Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops and Conferences

P3 Grant Program College Competition:

P3 Grant Program EPA Now Accepting Applications Do you know any college students interested in solving an environmental challenge? EPA’s P3 – People, Prosperity, and the Planet-Program is a unique college competition that inspires solutions for a... read more

Geography Online Professional Development

As you start the new school year, here are some exciting online professional development opportunities for  you.   Teaching Geography in the 21st Century: New Online 5-Week Course for Educators   Joseph Kerski is hosting a 5-Week Online course on geography... read more