The Institute for GIS Studies (IGISS) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that is dedicated to promoting GIS technology through strategic alliances with schools, businesses, and government agencies for the purpose of preserving and creating jobs, developing educational programs, and furthering the security of the United States infrastructure.
NEWS:

IGISS announces launch of GOPAT

GOPAT is a state-of-the-art geospatial career and proficiency analysis designed to . . .

  • Provide essential help to GIS related private businesses and public offices with their employee recruitment, selection, and performance management
  • Offer geospatial professionals, regardless of whether they are new to the field or have many years of experience, with career development and curriculum frameworks for training and education

    Read more about GOPAT   or visit the site.
The Institute for GIS Studies is dedicated to promoting GIS technology and advancing technical research through strategic alliances with schools, businesses, and government agencies for the purpose of preserving and creating jobs, developing educational programs, furthering the security of the United States infrastructure, and creating geospatial industry standards.
The Geospatial Business Hub Project, a cooperative initiative to be undertaken by IGISS and Central Piedmont Community College, will respond to three specific needs of the geospatial industry and the workers of North Carolina and Tennessee.

The Three Goals of the Geospatial Business Hub Project:

1: Develop and deploy the GIS Training Project model to ensure sustainable instruction to meet the needs of the geospatial workforce.

2: Develop and deploy a program to create geospatial industry awareness and support for apprenticeship placements.

3: Build worker capacity in each region by delivering training to the unemployed and underemployed using the apprenticeship approach.

IGISS Receives Grant - January 10, 2005
As part of the President’s High Growth Job Training Initiative, The Institute for GIS Studies (IGISS) was awarded a $2 Million grant to train the workers of Tennessee and North Carolina in geospatial technology.
>> Read the Press Release Here
>> See Photos from the Press Conference Here
>> Read the Story from The Tennessean Here



>> Learn More About the Geospatial Business Hub Here