KCGIS Training FAQ
How do I register for a course?
Everything you need to know for courses offered at King Street Center is on the Registration Page
Courses offered at other locations will have customized registration forms and additional information that applies only to the specific offering. Look for special links in the course catalog listings.
What courses are offered?
The KCGIS Center teaches ESRI-authorized courses in ArcGIS. We also teach a variety of courses that we have designed specifically for users of King County GIS data and applications. Finally, we host ESRI-taught courses in our training facility. Check out our Catalog page
for specific offerings.
Who teaches the courses?
Cheryl Wilder is the King County GIS Center's Training Coordinator and course instructor. Cheryl is an ESRI-authorized instructor, and prior to her employment by King County Cheryl worked in ESRI technical support.
Where are the classes held?
Most courses and training events are held in our training facility at King Street Center in the Pioneer Square neighborhood of downtown Seattle. See a map and the address
We also offer courses in other locations in the Northwest when a demand exists. Watch for course offerings in your area in our training announcements and in our calendar. We can also provide affordable on-site training for organizations as an alternative to sending students to Seattle. Contact Cheryl Wilder for more information about custom training possibilities in your agency or company.
Can I use my GI Bill benefits for KCGIS training?
Selected programs of study at the King County GIS Center are approved by the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board's State Approving Agency (WTECB/SAA) for enrollment of veterans and eligible beneficiaries under Title 38 and Title 10, USC. For more information on GI Bill benefits see www.gibill.va.gov
What happens if I go on a wait list?
We'll notify you if there's a cancellation, usually within a week of the beginning of the class.
Where do I go to get more information?
Contact Cheryl Wilder, GIS Center Training Coordinator, via e-mail or by phone at (206) 263-5220.