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Kurt Butefish

See Also: Tennessee Geographic Alliance


Kurt Butefish runs the Tennessee Geographic Alliance, a not-for-profit organization housed within the Department of Geography and dedicated to improving geography education in Tennessee’s primary and secondary schools. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the department. Kurt oversees the Alliance office, finds funding for programs, and coordinates Alliance-sponsored events such as teacher-training workshops and institutes. The National Geographic Society Education Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities have supported some of the Alliance’s recent offerings.

Contact Information

Kurt Butefish
M.S., Tennessee
Program Coordinator, Tennessee Geographic Alliance
108 Burchfiel Geography Bldg.
Knoxville, TN 37996-0925
Phone: (865) 974-4841