Project Learning Tree- Self Pace On-line Accelerated Workshop for Jan-March
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM - Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM (EST)
Register for one of two workshop sessions in order to attend an online environmental education workshop specifically for charter school educators about the Project Learning Tree (PLT) program.
Registration is required to attend the workshop. If the workshop is full and you would like to register please email us and we will place you on our wait-list for the next available opening.
Session 1: Starts January 14th and Ends on February 22nd.
Session 2: Starts February 4th and Ends on March 8th.
Project Learning Tree is an award-winning, multidisciplinary program for PreK-8 grades. It features hands-on learning activities, differentiated instruction, reading and technology connections, outdoor explorations and can be used to enhance your STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)programming.
There is no cost for charter teachers to register or attend this professional development training and this training will qualify for 6 instructional hours.
This is a self-paced online workshop. Components of the course includes: online video modules, activity guide assignments, and a workshop evaluation. All components of the workshop must be met (completed) within a certain allotted time frame in order to receive the PLT workshop certificate (used for documenting completion of the course).
**Please Note** Teachers will need to contact their school's professional development coordinator/staff development contact to register this course through their county's Professional Development System. All questions, concerns, and special county requirements about documentation should be asked prior to registering for the workshop to ensure eligibility for in-service credits.
We will supply workshop materials and certificates that may be used to document completion of the workshop requirements. For further information or to address any special concerns or questions about this training, contact Jackie Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org. or 850-245-2145.
Fl. Dept. of Environmental Protection
The Department of Environmental Protection protects and manages Florida's natural resources while enforcing the environmental laws that protect these unique treasures. Overseeing the more than 160 award-winning state parks, the Department is also charged with conserving environmentally-sensitive lands, restoring waterways and preserving the state's historical and cultural resources through Florida Forever.
The Office of Environmental Education seeks to cultivate and support environmental citizenship: the awareness, understanding and appreciation of Florida's environment; and the capacity to think critically and participate constructively in its protection. The Office of Environmental Education’s core program includes outdoor experiential environmental education for middle school students, the annual Florida Green School Awards Program, and summer teacher professional development workshops. In addition, the Office of Environmental Education supports outreach initiatives within the Department of Environmental Protection, including the agency’s annual Earth Day at the Capitol event, as well as regional education efforts such as the Gulf of Mexico Alliance’s Environmental Education