|GO Teach GPS Workshop
Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505
Act 48: 5.5 Hours
Fee: $10.00 payable upon required pre-registration
Join the park educators for this outdoor teacher workshop. Meet at the Rotary Pavilion. Teachers will earn 5.5 Act 48 credits. The workshop will cover the history of GPS (Global Positioning System), GIS(Geographic Information System), and geocaching. Be prepared to hike. Registration is required by calling 814-833-7424, cost is $10.00.
Wild About Bears Educator Workshop
Wednesday, July 10, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Elk Country Visitor Center
950 Winslow Hill Rd (for navigation), Benezette, PA 15821
Act 48: 6.5 hours
This workshop is for formal and non-formal educators. During this workshop, we will explore the black bear, its natural history, management practices, demo black bear lessons, and more. You will have a chance to meet the PA Game Commissions’s bear biologist and possibly get to see a live bear get tagged and processed for research. Lunch is provided.
To register, call 570-398-4744 ext. 311.
Pennsylvania Land Choices Educator Workshop
Wednesday, July 10 & Thursday, July 11 (must attend both days)
Carbon County Environmental Education Center (CCEEC)
151 E. White Bear Drive Summit Hill, PA 18250
Act 48: 12 hours
Lessons from Pennsylvania Land Choices provide multi-modal, engaging activities for students in grades 6-12. From comparing aerial photographs to designing a park, Pennsylvania Land Choices provides inquiry-based lessons aligned to current state academic standards.
Earn 12 Act 48 hours while learning about land use, community planning, and community investigations. Each participant will receive a DCNR PA Land Choices curriculum, a Project Learning Tree (PLT) Places We Live Secondary Ed. Module https://www.plt.org/curriculum/places-we-live/ , and other resources. Day 1 includes a special presentation on Return on Environment (ROE) by John Rogers of Keystone Conservation Trust. Day 2 features a guided land use tour of Carbon County. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please contact Susan Gallagher, CCEEC firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-645-8597.
WILD about Raptors Educator Workshop
Friday, July 12, 2019 @9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Education Building
1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, PA 19529-9379
Act 48: 5.5 hours
This workshop will provide K-12 educators with lesson plans and activities that focus on adaptations, the natural history, and conservation status of raptors. Participants will receive all educational materials. Formal and non-formal educators are encouraged to attend. Workshop is in partnership with the PA Game Commission. Light breakfast provided. Please pack your own lunch and dress for the weather. Please visit hawkmountain.ticketleap.com to register.
Project Learning Tree (PLT) Educator Workshop
Friday, July 19, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Ricketts Glen State Park
695 State Route 487, Benton, PA 17814
Act 48: 5.5 hours
Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning national curriculum developed to help educators teach the importance of forests. This workshop is open to all educators who work with students from pre-K to twelfth grade, from formal teachers to naturalists, scout leaders, and others! Earn 5.5 Act 48 hours while experiencing hands-on activities. Participants will receive the PLT PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide and other relevant resources. For more information, contact Rhiannon Summers at email@example.com or 570-477-7780. Go here to register.
Project WILD Educator Workshop
Tuesday, July 30, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Tuscarora State Park, Visitor Center
687 Tuscarora Park Road, Barnesville, PA 18214
Act 48: 6 hours
Fee: $ 15.00
Project WILD provides wildlife-based conservation and environmental education activities that are hands-on, easy to use, and fun. We will introduce activities that focus on Pennsylvania-specific wildlife and habitat. Each participant will receive a curriculum and activity guide with many innovative and interdisciplinary ready-to-use classroom and outdoor activities.
This workshop is open to all K-12 educators. Registration for this workshop is limited.
Click here to register.