Charlie Fitzpatrick

Charlie Fitzpatrick is K12 Education manager at Esri. After being a formal student for many years, he taught social studies in grades 7-12 (mostly 8th grade geography) for 15 years. He also started teaching teachers to understand the patterns, relationships, and systems of the world using computers. He joined Esri as education manager in 1992, where he works with students, educators, and influencers across the nation. He and his colleagues work to provide software, instructional resources, and educator support free to every school and club, so learners of all ages can explore and understand the world, analyze information, make good decisions, and solve problems by thinking geographically using GIS.

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Success in the First Year of ConnectED

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Esri Makes Mapping Technology Available to US Students

Esri is offering free ArcGIS Online subscriptions to every K–12 school in the United States.

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Tell a Teacher or School about Esri’s Free ArcGIS Online Organizational Account

Just over a year ago, Esri answered President Barack Obama's call to join the ConnectED initiative, an effort to help all students in...

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Students Embrace GIS for Project-based Learning

Students react with enthusiasm to project-based learning that applies GIS to community challenges.

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