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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Single Sign-On Expands GIS across the District

Single sign-on is key for expanding access to ArcGIS Online accounts for all students and teachers in a school or even district.

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A School District Leads the Way

From over 16,000 public school districts in the US, covering almost 100,000 schools, one district stands out.

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GIS Competition for Schools Blooms Despite Pandemic

These high school and middle school winners of the 2021 ArcGIS Online competition mapped geographic information relevant to their hometown.

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