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Schedule of Educator Workshops

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

Project WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
    Administration Building, ERC Room at Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga County
    Register with: Betsy Ukeritis at r678ed@dec.ny.gov
  • Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Canisius College in Buffalo, NY - Erie County
    Register with: Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center at 716-683-5959
  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Montezuma Audubon Center in Savanah, NY - Wayne County
    Register with: Donna Richardson at (315) 365-3580

Aquatic WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • Combined with Project WET and includes stream monitoring
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016
    from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Rand Lodge, Powder Mills Park in Pittsford, NY - Monroe County
    Register with: Kaeti Stoss at kstoss@adopt-a-stream.org or 585-305-2226
  • Combined with Project WET
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Cost: $25, part of an educator series)
    74 Van Cortlandt Park South in Bronx, NY - Bronx County
    Register with: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at 718-601-1553

Growing Up WILD (Early Childhood Curriculum)

  • Combined with PLT Early Childhood Experiences
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Campus Pre-School and Early Childhood Center at Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY - Broome County
    Register with: Betsy Ukeritis at r678ed@dec.ny.gov
  • Combined with PLT Early Childhood Experiences
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Cost: $25, part of an educator series)
    74 Van Cortlandt Park South in Bronx, NY - Bronx County
    Register with: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at 718-601-1553

Flying WILD

  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Administration Building, ERC Room at Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga County
    Register with: Betsy Ukeritis at r678ed@dec.ny.gov

Project WET 2.0 (K - 12th grades)

  • Combined with Aquatic WILD and includes stream monitoring
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016
    from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Rand Lodge, Powder Mills Park in Pittsford, NY - Monroe County
    Register with: Kaeti Stoss at kstoss@adopt-a-stream.org or 585-305-2226
  • Combined with Aquatic WILD
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Cost: $25, part of an educator series)
    74 Van Cortlandt Park South in Bronx, NY - Bronx County
    Register with: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at 718-601-1553

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

  • Tuesday & Wednesday, August 9-10, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM **both nights required
    Montezuma Audubon Center in Savanah, NY
    - Wayne County
    Register with: Donna Richardson at (315) 365-3580
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Cost: $25, part of an educator series)
    74 Van Cortlandt Park South in Bronx, NY - Bronx County
    Register with: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at 718-601-1553

Facilitator Training (preK-8; Places We Live, & Focus on Forests)

  • Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (**both days required)
    Tifft Nature Preserve in Buffalo, NY - Erie County
    Register with: Betsy Ukeritis at projectlearningtree@dec.ny.gov

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

  • None scheduled at this time

Early Childhood Experiences (PLT)

  • Combined with Growing Up WILD
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Campus Pre-School and Early Childhood Center at Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY - Broome County
    Register with: Betsy Ukeritis at r678ed@dec.ny.gov
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
    Jefferson Campus Care at Jefferson Community College in Watertown, NY - Jefferson County
    Register with: Betsy Ukeritis at r678ed@dec.ny.gov
  • Combined with Growing Up WILD
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (Cost: $25, part of an educator series)
    74 Van Cortlandt Park South in Bronx, NY - Bronx County
    Register with: Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at 718-601-1553
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (SNOW Date: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017)
    Rogers Environmental Education Center in Sherburne, NY - Chenango County
    Register with: Sara Freedman at env.educator@friendsofrogers.org or 607-674-4773

To schedule workshops in your area, please contact:

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

email Project WILD at project.wild@dec.ny.gov or call Betsy Ukeritis 315-426-7532

Project WET:

email Project WET at project.wet@dec.ny.gov or call Betsy Ukeritis 315-426-7532

Project Learning Tree (PLT):

email Project Learning Tree at projectlearningtree@dec.ny.gov or call Betsy Ukeritis 315-426-7532