Shana Crosson is a Spatial Technologies Consultant at U-Spatial at the Twin Cities Campus of the University of Minnesota, focusing on integrating geospatial technologies and spatial thinking across the curriculum in higher education and in K-12. She is co-leading a UMN GIS in K-12 collaborative that aims to accelerate geospatial literacy and GIS use for teaching in the K-12 environment, building on a partnership with the MN GIS/LIS Consortium, MAGE, and others that encourage and support educators using geospatial tools in MN K-12 education. She has collaborated with many teachers across Minnesota through GIS curriculum development, workshops and support.
Shana has a BA in History from Carleton College, a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of St. Thomas and is pursuing an MGIS degree from the University of Minnesota. Before working at the University of Minnesota, Shana was a Social Studies teacher and worked at the Minnesota Historical Society in digital content development and teacher professional development about the use of technology in the classroom.
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