Angela Alexander

Angela Alexander is a K-12 Education Resource Developer on the Esri Canada Education and Research team. She has over six years of experience working with educators across Canada. Angela is responsible for producing geographic information system (GIS) and curriculum specific resources, conducting and creating custom workshops for educators and judging and developing the question for the annual GIS Skills Ontario competition in Waterloo, Ontario. Angela has a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Sociology from the University of Western Ontario and completed the Applied Digital Geography and GIS certificate program at Ryerson University.

  • Geography Awareness Week is here! Let’s celebrate GIS Day 2020!

    Geography Awareness Week is here! Let’s celebrate GIS Day 2020!

    Happy Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day! Find out what Esri Canada is doing this year to celebrate the power of maps and spatial thinking.

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  • November’s GIS Ambassador: Paul VanZant

    November’s GIS Ambassador: Paul VanZant

    This month’s honorary GIS Ambassador is Paul VanZant, a recently retired educator who’s helping to move geographic education forward in Canada throughout his career.

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  • October’s GIS Ambassador: Celtie Ferguson

    October’s GIS Ambassador: Celtie Ferguson

    October’s GIS Ambassador is Celtie Ferguson from Inuvik. Find out how she has been promoting the use of GIS to students in the Western Arctic.

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  • September update: What’s new with ArcGIS Online for K-12 education

    September update: What’s new with ArcGIS Online for K-12 education

    Whether you’re an avid or new user of ArcGIS Online, check out the latest updates for K-12. From story maps to data, discover what’s new and improved.

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  • September’s GIS Ambassador: Anne Mansfield

    September’s GIS Ambassador: Anne Mansfield

    Meet Anne Mansfield September’s GIS Ambassador of the month! Find out how this passionate educator has been working to keep geography relevant in Ontario and across Canada.

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  • Arabelle Sauvé: Supporting French educators in Canada

    Arabelle Sauvé: Supporting French educators in Canada

    Meet Arabelle Sauvé the K-12 Bilingual Teaching and Learning Specialist. Discover what she’s been doing to ensure French resources and support are available to educators.

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  • Back to school resources and inspiration for K-12 Education

    Back to school resources and inspiration for K-12 Education

    Discover resources to get you started on your GIS journey and explore ways teachers and GIS Ambassadors have used GIS to engage students.

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  • August’s GIS Ambassador: Claude Brun del Re

    August’s GIS Ambassador: Claude Brun del Re

    Discover what this retired teacher has done to support the use of spatial technologies in K-12 education for French teachers and learners.

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  • August Update: New resources and upcoming webinar for K-12 educators

    August Update: New resources and upcoming webinar for K-12 educators

    With a month left of summer, check out the upcoming webinar to get you started with ArcGIS Online in the fall and some new ArcGIS Online resources to try out.

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  • 10 Takeaways from the Esri User Conference for K-12 education

    10 Takeaways from the Esri User Conference for K-12 education

    Check out the 10 takeaways from this year’s virtual Esri UC. Discover new ArcGIS content and try new features on apps you are already using!

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  • July’s GIS Ambassador: Jonathan Fletcher

    July’s GIS Ambassador: Jonathan Fletcher

    Meet Jonathan Fletcher, a teacher from Port Colborne, Ontario. Find out how he’s been supporting GIS use in K-12 education in and out of the classroom.

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  • Engage kids in learning with fun activities using ArcGIS

    Engage kids in learning with fun activities using ArcGIS

    Discover the projects a GIS Ambassador and teacher completed with their kids before the school year ended.

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  • Gain ArcGIS knowledge over the summer with new resources and Esri events

    Gain ArcGIS knowledge over the summer with new resources and Esri events

    Are you looking to improve your ArcGIS skills over the summer? Well, check out our new resources and some upcoming virtual events to attend.

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  • Geography teachers use ArcGIS to engage students in at-home learning

    Geography teachers use ArcGIS to engage students in at-home learning

    Two Ontario teachers have shared what they and their students have done using ArcGIS to learn about COVID-19 and topics in physical geography.

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  • Cool ArcGIS Online basemaps to use in your next web map

    Cool ArcGIS Online basemaps to use in your next web map

    Basemaps provide context to your maps. We have put together a group of cool ArcGIS Online basemaps that you can use in your next web map.

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  • May’s GIS Ambassador: Karen Parker

    May’s GIS Ambassador: Karen Parker

    Karen Parker from Edmonton, Alberta is this month’s GIS Ambassador. Find out what she did to get kids engaged in a mapping activity through discovering window art in their community.

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  • Explore possibilities with our new career path series for students

    Explore possibilities with our new career path series for students

    Give your students an opportunity to explore the exciting ways GIS is used in the real world. Try the first lesson on GIS in Health.

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  • GIS Ambassadors supporting their kids’ learning at home with ArcGIS

    GIS Ambassadors supporting their kids’ learning at home with ArcGIS

    Discover how two GIS Ambassadors are supporting their kids’ learning at home with ArcGIS during this COVID-19 lockdown.

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  • Develop your ArcGIS skills at home with our latest resources

    Develop your ArcGIS skills at home with our latest resources

    Spring is a time for renewal and change. Why not try our latest resources that will develop ArcGIS skills of students, educators and parents?

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  • Mappy 50th Earth Day! Share your favourite place in Canada

    Mappy 50th Earth Day! Share your favourite place in Canada

    Earth Day is around the corner. We want to you to share your favourite place in Canada with us. Find out how you can add your location to a map!

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