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Training Opportunities

GIS Training

CMAP offers a low-cost introductory two-day, hands-on workshop focusing on ArcGIS 10. The workshop uses customized databases designed by CMAP staff to introduce participants to basic GIS vocabulary and project components. Groups are limited to five participants and all receive a workbook and sample CMAP data to practice at home. To reserve a seat in an upcoming workshop, please contact Jan Drennan at (312) 386-8686 or jdrennan [at] cmap.illinois.gov or David Clark at (312) 386-8682 or dcclark [at] cmap.illinois.gov.

Upcoming workshops: Call for scheduled workshop dates.

Background: Participants must have a working knowledge of Windows and be comfortable with the use of a mouse.

Advantages: The small size of the group and the flexible, informal teaching method allow opportunities for plenty of questions and discussion. Workshops are limited to five people.

Cost: $350 per person which includes the manual. Note: we are not certified ESRI trainers but we have local data and a genuine interest in your success. Also, we have found that this workshop can be counted as 12 professional development hours for engineers licensed in the state of Illinois.

Download a flyer for more information on upcoming workshops. All workshops take place at the CMAP offices, 233 S. Wacker Drive, Willis Tower, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606.

Register: Contact Jan Drennan at (312) 386-8686.

Census workshops

CMAP's new Census Products for Urban Planning (CPUP) workshops take the mystery out of using American FactFinder to access Census data. These free, hands-on workshops are designed for planners, municipal staff, and municipal volunteers. Contact Jon Hallas jhallas@cmap.illinois.gov or 312-386-8764) to RSVP for workshops from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on March 18, April 29, May 27, and June 17. Space is limited.

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