Green Schools Conference and Expo
March 2-4, 2020 Portland, OR
The Green Schools Conference & Expo is the only national event to bring together all the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build and teach in U.S. schools. Three days of programming will offer inspiring keynote speakers, informative workshops and breakout sessions and the chance to network with colleagues from across the country. For questions email email@example.com. Learn more. 30 points
Green Classroom Professional Certificate
The GCP certificate program provides pre K-12 educators and school staff with the knowledge to identify what supports or impedes healthy, resource-efficient and environmentally sustainable learning spaces. The course consists of 12 self-guided, interactive modules that allow participants to enter and exit the program on their own schedule within a 365-day window, and takes about two hours to complete for $45/person. Group trainings are available for a reduced rate of $25/person. Learn more.
Project Learning Tree
Project Learning Tree® is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education program for PreK-12-grade educators and students. It meets state and national education standards, and topics range from forests, wildlife, and water to community planning, waste management, and energy. Contact David Bruns for scheduling and more information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more.
A program of the Council for Environmental Education, Project WILD is a wildlife-focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students. Emphasizing wildlife’s intrinsic value, Project WILD addresses the need for human beings to develop as responsible citizens of our planet through balanced curriculum materials and professional training workshops. Contact David Bruns for scheduling and more information at email@example.com. Learn more.
MDC Teacher Workshops
Attend a free DNS workshop to receive training on how to incorporate our DNS curriculum in your lessons for students ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade, and find out how to apply for grants. This training is required to apply for the non-competitive grants that fund transportation and equipment used for the Discover Nature Schools lessons. Group lessons can be scheduled to certify many educators at once by contacting David Bruns at firstname.lastname@example.org. View workshop schedules.
Alliance for Climate Education Teacher Network
Join the ACE Teacher Network to receive a monthly newsletter and access to climate and energy lesson plans, climate news, scholarships, and grant opportunities. Sign up here.
Missouri Botanical Garden
This team offers topnotch STEM and inquiry training for K–12 that can be incorporated into an established professional development day or offered as an evening or weekend program at your school. Programs typically last 45–60 minutes and serve up to 30 teachers. Outreach costs for professional development programs are $150 for the first hour and $50 for each additional hour. Please call (314) 577-0819 or e-mail email@example.com to discuss programming options.
Sustainability Institute for Educators
The World Around Us: Using Technology to Build Connections June 18-20, 2019
Register for this 3-day institute to learn about current sustainability issues and how technology can be used to connect learners to the world with a sustainable outlook. Learn more.