Houston-Galveston Area Council University of Houston-Clear Lake

Professional Workshops - November 21
GIS Day and Expo - November 22
University of Houston-Clear Lake – Bayou Building
2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058

GeoMentor Frequently Asked Questions


  1. How much time will have to be devoted to the project?

    Mentors and Teachers work together to determine a schedule depending on resources available (from 4 - 18 hours spread over a period of 9 weeks).
  2. How do I contact my teacher/mentor?

    Contact: Coordinator In-Charge for School or Teacher matching.
  3. If there is a problem with getting together with my mentor/teacher whom do I contact?

    Contact: Coordinator In-Charge.
  4. What type of projects should be considered?

    Really, whatever and wherever your interests lie. Some suggestions are: environment, transportation, archeology, geology, health, etc.
  5. How many students should participate in each group?

    The committee thinks that small groups, will be most effective.
  6. Is there a grade level restriction?

    Students should be in middle school or high school.
  7. How will I get a teacher/mentor?

    Teachers will fill out a questionnaire. Mentors and Program coordinators will choose from the questionnaires to try to match interest and/or location and resources.
Also available are project goals and guidelines to help make your project a rich, and success oriented experience. Why wait?
Contact your Coordinator In-Charge now.

Contact Us

Houston Area GIS Day
H-GAC's Geographic Data Workgroup
Houston, Texas, USA
Email: Questions? Contact Us



About Us

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    HGAC's Geographic Data Workgroup

    Geographic Data Workgroup
    The Geographic Data Workgroup (GDW) is an H-GAC sponsored group consisting of public, private, non-profit, and educational organizations. The group meets monthly to discuss Geographic Information System (GIS) related matters, network, and plan cooperative purchases of software, aerial imagery, and data that would be too costly if obtained separately.

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