Workshops & Training

Learning

Join the Community Works Institute for a day of new learning and inspiration, as we dig deep into the pedagogy and methods for using the community as a classroom.

Date and Time:

Friday, October 21, 2022, 11:00am

Learning

Join the Community Works Institute on September 23 for a workshop on effective strategies for advancing service learning and sustainability.

Date and Time:

Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:00am

Learning

Mindfulness in the Daily Cup of Tea is a graduate-level virtual course for PreK–9th-grade teachers. Focus on establishing daily practices of SEL through nature immersion, mindfulness, somatic awareness, and practical plant literacy, including wild and cultivated tea drinking practices. Students gain focus through these regulatory practices, then dive deep into the NGSS/Common Core standards addressed through herbal and botanical experiences in the school yard and surrounding area.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 5:00pm

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Learning

Use this free, online climate simulator to enable students to drive their understanding of the solutions to climate change! 1.5 hr PD available.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 9:00am

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 8:50am

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Learning

A virtual session of The Whale Museum's Marine Naturalist program just for Teachers! This high quality program will be entirely virtual with no live components. Presentation videos will become accessible through the virtual platform Whova starting August 22 and be available for 6 months!

Date and Time:

Monday, August 22, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, August 21, 2022, 8:00pm

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Learning

This orientation session will provide an overview of the award-winning CityParks Green Girls Empowered by ING curriculum introducing the lessons’ format, resources available, and how each lesson plan integrates STEM, experiential learning, and youth development concepts.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Learning

Are you interested in incorporating digital technology and computational thinking into engineering design portions of their curriculum, but are uncertain how to get started on your own? Join the Wade Institute for Science Education for a two-day workshop for grades 6–12 educators.

Date and Time:

Friday, October 14, 2022, 8:30am to Saturday, October 15, 2022, 3:30pm

Learning

Join the Community Works Institute for a day of new learning and inspiration, as we dig deep into the pedagogy and methods for using the community as a classroom.

Date and Time:

Friday, October 21, 2022, 11:00am

Learning

Join the Community Works Institute on September 23 for a workshop on effective strategies for advancing service learning and sustainability.

Date and Time:

Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:00am

Learning

Mindfulness in the Daily Cup of Tea is a graduate-level virtual course for PreK–9th-grade teachers. Focus on establishing daily practices of SEL through nature immersion, mindfulness, somatic awareness, and practical plant literacy, including wild and cultivated tea drinking practices. Students gain focus through these regulatory practices, then dive deep into the NGSS/Common Core standards addressed through herbal and botanical experiences in the school yard and surrounding area.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 5:00pm

Organization: 
Various graphs showing energy supply, transport, and land and industry emissions.
Learning

Use this free, online climate simulator to enable students to drive their understanding of the solutions to climate change! 1.5 hr PD available.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 9:00am

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 8:50am

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Learning

A virtual session of The Whale Museum's Marine Naturalist program just for Teachers! This high quality program will be entirely virtual with no live components. Presentation videos will become accessible through the virtual platform Whova starting August 22 and be available for 6 months!

Date and Time:

Monday, August 22, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, August 21, 2022, 8:00pm

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Learning

This orientation session will provide an overview of the award-winning CityParks Green Girls Empowered by ING curriculum introducing the lessons’ format, resources available, and how each lesson plan integrates STEM, experiential learning, and youth development concepts.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Learning

Are you interested in incorporating digital technology and computational thinking into engineering design portions of their curriculum, but are uncertain how to get started on your own? Join the Wade Institute for Science Education for a two-day workshop for grades 6–12 educators.

Date and Time:

Friday, October 14, 2022, 8:30am to Saturday, October 15, 2022, 3:30pm

Learning

This webinar, titled "Hope Is Not What We Seek in Evidence. Hope Is What We Become in Action Together," was presented by a famous book writer, Frances Moore Lappé, in the Environmental Education & Community Engagement online course organized by Cornell University as part of the ee360+ project.

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Learning

El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico is engaging community members in environmental education, stewardship, and land co-management. This video case study documents some community engagement efforts. Learn from El Yunque staff, collaborators, and community members, and think about how your own programs are involving communities in planning and implementation of educational and conservation projects.

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Learning

Build the skills to change the world. A University of Idaho – Environmental Education and Science Communication (EESC) graduate student earns a Masters of Natural Resources in 10.5 months. While living at our incredible McCall Field Campus grads develop an array of professional skills and expertise. Applied coursework and targeted study in science communication, leadership, place-based education, and ecology, give our students what they need to earn a degree, make a difference, and get a job.

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Masterclass 2022
Learning

On Thursday, 24 February, we will be kicking off our Masterclass series in English for this year with a class facilitated by Sam Crowell titled "New Sciences, Spirituality, and Holistic Education". We will be having one Masterclass per month for a total of 10 Masterclasses with experts from diverse fields including leadership, education, ethics spirituality, and sustainability, among others. Sign up to receive access to all 10 live Masterclasses throughout the year!

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Learning

Are you a High School student looking to learn more about climate change impacts, justice, and solutions? Join us to develop valuable skills to lead on climate change in your schools and communities with dynamic hands-on workshops and outdoor activities at North Country School’s Rock-E House & Basecamp (Lake Placid, NY)!

Date and Time:

Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 1:00pm to Friday, August 12, 2022, 12:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, June 6, 2022, 11:59pm

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Urban Ecology Center Institute
Learning

Join us for a deep-dive experience in how the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee began in a degraded park, with the ambition of a few teachers to show kids from nearby schools how to discover nature in their neighborhood. See how this ambition grew into the vibrant organization we have today, connecting tens of thousands of students each year to nature. Please share this invitation with others in your network, the creative problem solvers, community leaders, program directors, and educators.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 10:00am to Thursday, August 11, 2022, 9:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

Bring your vision, program, and project ideas to CWI’s 2022 Summer Institute, our acclaimed learning and design lab, emphasizing Culturally Responsive Learning. The Institute is perfect for educators looking to deepen and extend their work with Project Based Learning, Place Based Education, Service-Learning, Sustainability, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work.

Date and Time:

Monday, August 8, 2022, 11:00am to Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 4:00pm

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Learning

This course is designed to teach students drone flight operations for the collection, mapping, and analysis of drone imagery taught by Jon Caris and Dr. Kathleen Dunckel on Hurricane Island, ME.

Date and Time:

Monday, August 1, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, August 5, 2022, 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, July 17, 2022, 11:59pm

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Valdez, Alaska landscape
Learning

Prince William Sound College in Valdez, Alaska is offering a 3-credit professional development opportunity for K-12 educators. The week-long field course (July 31-August 6, 2022) will explore the interconnected relationships in the ecosystem while developing place-based, culturally responsive knowledge, awareness, and practical skills. Reconnect and reenergize your passion for teaching while immersed in the amazing Prince William Sound classroom.

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 31, 2022, 5:00pm to Saturday, August 6, 2022, 12:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, April 3, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

Online Workshop, Saturday, July 30, 8:30 AM–12:30 PM EST How do we as educators continue to share information, keep relevant to our audiences and learners, and have conversations that are impactful?

Date and Time:

Saturday, July 30, 2022, 8:30am to 12:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 5:00pm

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Learning

Our marine naturalist training course (MNTP) is an intensive 6-day overview of the natural history of the San Juan Islands and the marine waters of Washington and Southern British Columbia (known as the Salish Sea), happening from July 28 to August 3, 2022.

Date and Time:

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 12:00pm to Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 8:00pm

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