The Geography of the Erie Canal Workshop
April 2, 2009 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Chittenango Landing Boat Museum
7010 Lakeport Road
Chittenango, NY 13037
The New York Geographic Alliance
The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
The Central New York Teaching Center
WHAT? Workshop on the Erie Canal with maps on NYS geography and lessons for all grade levels. There will be tours of the museum and a guest speaker.
WHO? All teachers (Grades 3-12) from the Central New York/ Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Only 30 participants will be accepted!!
WHERE? The Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum (just north of the village)
WHY? To promote the teaching of geography in our schools and to investigate the Erie Canal from a geographic perspective.
WHAT WILL IT COST ME? Nothing! It’s FREE! And we give you continental breakfast and lunch! And we’ve got maps and other free stuff to give away!
HOW DO I REGISTER? Complete the registration form on the next page, and send it as an attachment with an email to
You can also register online from the NYGA website in the Upcoming Events section:
or mail the completed registration by March 18 form to…
Dept. of Chemistry and Geosciences
Monroe Community College
1000 E. Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623
INSERVICE CREDIT is available for those attending. A $50 stipend will be paid to those teachers who write a grade-appropriate lesson for our website.