Image shows front cover of student atlas titled California: A Changing State. Cover shows map of California with icons representing recognizable features of the state.

Teaching Geography with the Atlas: Online Course Is Open Now


The California Geographic Alliance and California Global Education Project have collaborated to create an online professional learning course that supports teachers in using the revised student atlas, California: A Changing State (2nd Ed.), as a teaching and learning resource.

Enroll now for this asynchronous 1-unit course.

  • The course has 3 modules, requiring approximately 4-5 hours per module to complete. It is offered through the University of San Diego Professional and Continuing Education program.
  • The instructor is Thomas Herman, PhD, Director of the CGA.
  • Enrollment in the course is $169, but an automatic discount of 25% is applied for registrations during the month of May 2024.
  • Atlas and all required materials are provided online.
  • 4th grade teachers in California who complete the course will receive a classroom set of atlases (20 copies) plus additional instructional materials, while supplies last!