Growing Up WILD Workshop in Palm Beach County
Thursday, August 16, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)
Hobe Sound, FL
Register to attend an environmental education workshop for charter school educators on Growing Up WILD. This 4-hour workshop is for early childhood educators. Registration is required to attend the workshop.
Growing UP WILD: Exploring Nature for Young Children is a multi-award-winning early childhood program for building school readiness skills through nature exploration. Each participant will receive a free supplementary guide full of innovative activities. This training can be used to enhance your STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) programming.
There is no cost to register or attend this professional development training and this training will qualify for 8 in-service points provided you complete required follow-up assignment.
For further information about this training, contact Misty Alderman, 850-245-2906 or email email@example.com.
When & Where
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