Scholarships for PD in the Peruvian Amazon


Date and Time:

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 8:00am to Saturday, July 11, 2020, 8:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:59pm

Join The Educator Academy in the Amazon July 1-11, 2020! 

The Morpho Institute's Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest provides powerful professional development designed to transform instruction. Immersed in the Peruvian Amazon, formal and informal educators learn about this key global ecosystem while building their ability to engage students in scientific research, engineering design, cross-cultural connections, and stewardship projects. Field workshops support NGSS 3D learning, STEM, 5E and more.

With specialized tracks for elementary, middle school, and HS/AP educators, participants will: 

  • Work side-by-side with scientists and researchers on citizen science projects and field studies on the ACTS Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the world’s most biologically diverse environments. 
  • Explore conservation and sustainability via hands-on workshops with indigenous communities.
  • Spend a day in an Amazon village and explore the role of education in creating a sustainable future for Amazon children.
  • Work in grade-level cohorts to develop strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating standards-based inquiry, STEM, and sustainability education into the classroom.

Academy Fee of $2695 includes pre-departure prep, resource kit, & in-country land costs (air is not included).

$1250 scholarship deadline is February 1, 2020.  Space is limited to 30 educators.  Get the details, download a syllabus, and complete your and scholarship application at: 

Questions?  Contact program director, Christa Dillabaugh at / 913-214-6126

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