Project WET: Orange County
Friday, January 17, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EST)
The Office of Environmental Education (OEE) with Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) under contract with Florida DOE Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice is providing free professional development opportunities to Florida charter teachers.
Register to attend our Project WET on January 17, 2014. It is Free for all Florida Charter teachers. There is no cost to register or attend this professional development training and this training will qualify for 6 instructional hours.
Project WET is a multidisciplinary program for K-12 grades that focuses on water resources and associated issues. Great for teaching any subject (math, science, language arts, etc) these hands-on activities are used to teach about Florida's water, the aquatic environment, water science and more. It can be used to enhance your STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) programming. Activities are correlated to Florida standards. This workshop will also include the Healthy Water Healthy People, which is an innovative water quality program geared towards grades 6-12 and also sponsored by Project WET.
For further information about this training, contact Rachel Fry at email@example.com or call us at (850) 245-2461.
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