GISP Resources

An article dealing with the history and creation of GISCI's new GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® is available here (from the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of URISA's the GIS Professional)

GIS Certification Leaps Forward by Rebecca Somers, URISA Professional 2016

A Management Perspective on GIS Professional Certification by Rebecca Somers, Esri ArcNews, Spring 2016

URISA 2017 Salary Survey Executive Summary

URISA 2011 Salary Survey Executive Summary


GIS&T Body of Knowledge  (THE authorative geospatial Body of Knowledge - UCGIS-produced)

GISP Survey Reveals Support for Certification Exam

The History of the GISCI Certification Program, by Scott Grams  2004

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GIS Events and Groups
A comprehensive listing of the national, international, state, local and user group activities. These listings provide links to various educational activities worth GISCI points. You may also submit a group, event, or link.

All GISPs are authorized to give a presentation on GISCI certification at local events. Contact us for presentation format options.

GISP - Professional Certification From a Student Perspective    This was a webinar given to a class at Fanshawe College, Ontario,  2017 by Bill Hodge GISP, Executive Director GISCI.

Download the GISCI logo for business cards or email signatures (JPEG) 
GISP Pin Logo

Replacement GISP pins and certificates may be ordered from GISCI headquarters. The cost for each item is $5. A check may be mailed to GISCI HQ or a credit card order may be made over the phone: (847) 824-7768.