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Upcoming Educator Workshops

Schedule of Educator Workshops

* Also check the Annual Teacher Institutes held in various locations across NYS for workshop opportunities.

Project WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • Facilitator Training
    Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Five Rivers Environmental Education Center - Delmar - Albany County
    Register via e-mail with: DEC staff at 5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 518-475-0291
    Register by Wednesday, May 2, 2014
    If you have participated in a Project WILD workshop, and would like to present training workshops for others, this is the workshop for you. During this two-day train-the-trainer program, participants will learn how to present Project WILD and Aquatic WILD workshops to groups of educators. Registrants must participate fully both days to complete the program successfully.

  • Sunday, June 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    NYSDEC Region 1 - Stony Brook, Suffolk County
    Register via email with: Ron Gelardi at education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 631-444-0347

Aquatic WILD (K - 12th grades)

None scheduled at this time

Growing Up WILD (Early Childhood Curriculum)

  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Old Westbury Gardens - Old Westbury, Nassau County
    Register via email with: Ron Gelardi at education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 631-444-0347

Project WET (K - 12th grades)

  • Saturday, April 5, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Delmar - Albany County
    Register via email with: Sarah Davies at projwet@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 518-402-8015
  • Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Old Westbury Gardens - Old Westbury, Nassau County
    Register via email with: Ron Gelardi at education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 631-444-0347

Project Learning Tree (PLT) (preK - 8th grades)

  • Saturday, May 3, 2013 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    NYSDEC Region 1 - Stony Brook, Suffolk County
    Register via email with: Ron Gelardi at education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 631-444-0347


Secondary Modules (PLT) (6-12th grades)

PLT's Municipal Solid Waste
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    NYSDEC Region 1 - Stony Brook, Suffolk County
    Register via email with: Ron Gelardi at education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 631-444-0347
  • Thursday, July 10, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Old Westbury Gardens - Old Westbury, Nassau County
    Register via email with: Ron Gelardi at education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 631-444-0347

Early Childhood Experiences (PLT)

  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Old Westbury Gardens - Old Westbury, Nassau County
    Register via email with: Ron Gelardi at education1@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 631-444-0347
  • Saturday, June 21, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Five Rivers Environmental Education Center - Delmar - Albany County
    Register via e-mail with: DEC staff at 5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 518-475-0291
    Register by Wednesday, June 18, 2014

To schedule workshops in your area, please contact:

Project WILD (Basic, Aquatic, Growing Up, Science & Civics, and Flying):

email Project WILD at projwild@gw.dec.state.ny.us or
Gina Jack 518-475-0291

Project WET:

email Project WET at projwet@gw.dec.state.ny.us or
Western Adirondacks, Central NY & Finger Lakes: Betsy Ukeritis 315-426-7532
Rest of New York State: Sarah Davies 518-402-8043

Project Learning Tree (PLT):

email Project Learning Tree at plt@gw.dec.state.ny.us or
Western Adirondacks, Central NY & Finger Lakes: Betsy Ukeritis 315-426-7532
Rest of New York State: Tom Shimalla 518-402-8043