Project Learning Tree, Manatee County
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
Register to attend environmental education workshop for charter school educators about the Project Learning Tree (PLT) program. Registration is required to attend the workshop.
Project Learning Tree is an award-winning, multidisciplinary program for PreK-12 grades. It features hands-on learning activites, diferentiated 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 to register or attend this professional development training and this training will qualify for 6 instructional hours. An additional 6 instructional hours may be earned provided you complete a required follow-up assignment.
To claim instructional hours for CEUs or in-service points please check with your school's education coordinator as your county may have requirements that differ from Manatee County.
If we can be of any assistance in this process please feel free to contact us. For Further information about this training, contact Jackie Zimmerman, 850-245-2145 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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