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Geospatial Training

The Branch of Geospatial Support provides geographic information system training to Bureau of Indian Affairs offices and employees of federally recognized Tribes.

Tribal Eligibility

Refer to the list of Indian Entities Recognized by and Eligible to Receive Services from the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs for information about the eligibility of your Tribe for geographic information system (GIS) training.

Course Information

There is no tuition cost for GIS training.

At this time, all GIS training is instructor-led online training and requires a stable internet connection.

All courses are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the time zone indicated.

Course Registration

Course registration links will be posted approximately one month prior to the course start date and registrants will be notified via e-mail of registration status approximately two weeks prior to the course start date.  Active ELA participants are encouraged to register for any course, however registrants in the listed Target Audience will be given priority.  Availability is limited.

Please note: Training dates and availability are subject to change at the discretion of the Branch of Geospatial Support (BOGS) and GIS trainers.

Esri Training Schedule

 

Target Audience       Course Registration Link                                 Date                Time Zone       Course Description Link                                       

Alaska, Northwest, and Pacific Regions

  ArcGIS Enterprise Configuring a Base Deployment    11/2-11/3   Pacific   ArcGIS Enterprise Configuring a Base Deployment
                 
BIA   

Imagery Analysis in ArcGIS Pro 

  11/8-11/9    Mountain   Imagery Analysis in ArcGIS Pro
                 
BIA   Registration Not Open   1/4-1/5   Mountain   Managing Geospatial Data in ArcGIS
                 
Alaska Region   Registration Not Open   1/11-1/12   Pacific   Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS
                 

Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, and Southern Plains Regions

  Registration Not Open   1/18-1/19   Central   Field Data Collection and Management
                 
Great Plains Region   Registration Not Open   1/25-1/26   Central   Creating and Editing Data with ArcGIS Pro
                 
BIA   Registration Not Open   2/1-2/2   Central   Sharing Content to ArcGIS Enterprise
                 
Midwest Region   Registration Not Open   2/8-2/9   Central   Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS
                 

Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, and Southern Plains Regions

  Registration Not Open   2/15-2/16   Central   Imagery Analysis in ArcGIS Pro
                 
Navajo Region   Registration Not Open   2/22-2/23   Mountain  

Field Data Collection and Management

                 
Northwest Region   Registration Not Open   3/1-3/3   Pacific   ArcGIS Pro Essential Workflows
                 
BIA   Registration Not Open   3/8   Mountain  

Creating Organizational and Geospatial Resiliency

                 
Pacific Region   Registration Not Open   3/15-3/16   Pacific    

Migrating from ArcMap in ArcGIS Pro

                 
Rocky Mountain Region   Registration Not Open   3/22-3/23   Mountain  
Creating and Editing Data with ArcGIS Pro
                 
Southwest Region   Registration Not Open   3/29-3/30   Mountain  
Migrating from ArcMap in ArcGIS Pro
                 
BIA   Registration Not Open   4/5-4/6   Central   ArcGIS Enterprise: Configuring a Base Deployment
                 
Western Region   Registration Not Open   4/12   Mountain  

Getting Started with ArcGIS Dashboards

                 
Alaska Region   Registration Not Open   4/12-4/13   Pacific  

Migrating from ArcMap in ArcGIS Pro

                 
Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, and Southern Plains Regions   Registration Not Open   4/19-4/20   Central  

Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS

                 
Great Plains Region   Registration Not Open   4/26-4/28   Central  

Working with Parcel Data in ArcGIS Pro

                 
Midwest Region   Registration Not Open   5/3-5/4   Central  

Migrating from ArcMap in ArcGIS Pro

                 
Navajo Region   Registration Not Open   5/10-5/11   Mountain  

Preparing Data for GIS Applications

                 
BIA   Registration Not Open   5/17   Mountain  

Configuring Branch Versioning in ArcGIS

                 
Northwest Region   Registration Not Open   5/24-5/25   Pacific  

Field Data Collection and Management

                 
All   Registration Not Open   5/31-6/1   Mountain  

Migrating from ArcMap in ArcGIS Pro

                 
Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, and Southern Plains Regions   Registration Not Open   8/2-8/3   Central  

Creating and Editing Data with ArcGIS Pro

                 
Pacific Region   Registration Not Open   8/9-8/11   Pacific  

ArcGIS Pro Essential Workflows

                 
Rocky Mountain Region   Registration Not Open   8/16-8/18   Mountain  

Working with Parcel Data in ArcGIS Pro

                 
Southwest Region   Registration Not Open   8/23-8/25   Mountain  

Creating and Editing Data with ArcGIS Pro

                 
Western Region   Registration Not Open   8/30-8/31   Mountain  

Managing Geospatial Data in ArcGIS

                 
Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, and Southern Plains Regions   Registration Not Open   9/6-9/7   Central  

Preparing Data for GIS Applications

                 
BIA   Registration Not Open   9/13-9/14   Central  

Creating and Editing Data with ArcGIS Pro

                 
Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, and Southern Plains Regions   Registration Not Open   9/20-9/21   Central  

Sharing Content to ArcGIS Enterprise

                 
BIA   Registration Not Open   9/27-9/29   Mountain  

Working with Parcel Data in ArcGIS Pro

 

ELA Program Provides Access to No-Cost Online Training with Esri e-Learning

There are several Esri online GIS courses available at no cost through the current Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) between Esri and the Department of the Interior. Access to these Esri self-paced online courses is managed on the "My Esri" site. Every individual listed as an authorized ArcGIS user under an active ELA account is eligible for access to Esri Training self-paced e-Learning.

The first step to access the free courses is to contact the Geospatial Support Help Desk at geospatial@bia.gov and request access to Esri's e-Learning.

After approving your request, BOGS will send you an "Invitation to take Esri Training." When you click on the "Accept Invitation" button in the invitation email, you will be prompted to login to your Esri Account or create an Esri Account if you do not already have one. After logging in, your Esri Account will be connected to BOGS's Esri Account and you will be able to take the e-Learning courses for free.

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Contact Us

Branch of Geospatial Support
Office of Trust Services, Division of Program Management and Coordination , 13922 Denver West Parkway Building 54, Suite 300 
Lakewood, CO 80401
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. MDT, Monday-Friday 

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