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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)

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  • Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY - Erie County
    Register with: Reinstein Woods at 716-683-5959
  • Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
    Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY - Monroe County
    Register with: DEC's Environmental Education staff at EdProfDevel@dec.ny.gov

Aquatic WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    College of St. Rose - Albertus Hall, Albany, NY - Albany County
    Register with: DEC's Environmental Education Program at EdProfDevel@dec.ny.gov
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY - Suffolk County
    Register with: DEC's LI Environmental Education Program at 631-444-0347 or education1@dec.ny.gov

Growing Up WILD (Early Childhood Curriculum)

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Combined with Getting Little Feet WET
    Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, Albany, NY - Albany County
    Register with: DEC's Environmental Education staff at EdProfDevel@dec.ny.gov

Flying WILD

  • Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY - Suffolk County
    Register with: DEC's LI Environmental Education Program at 631-444-0347 or education1@dec.ny.gov

Project WET 2.0 (K - 12th grades)

  • Monday, November 19, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Imaginarium at I-Square, Rochester, NY - Monroe County
    Register with: DEC's Environmental Education Staff at EdProfDevel@dec.ny.gov
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY - Suffolk County
    Register with: DEC's LI Environmental Education Program at 631-444-0347 or education1@dec.ny.gov

Getting Little Feet WET (grades PreK - 2)

  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Combined with Early Childhood Experiences (PLT)
    Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center, Mount Tremper, NY - Ulster County
    Register with: Catskill Center Staff at kpalm@catskillcenter.org
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Combined with Growing Up WILD
    Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, Albany, NY - Albany County
    Register with: DEC's Environmental Education Staff at EdProfDevel@dec.ny.gov

Project Learning Tree (PLT)

PreK-8th Grade Guide

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center, Depew, NY - Erie County
    Register with: Reinstein Woods at 716-683-5959
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook , NY - Suffolk County
    Register with: DEC's LI Environmental Education Program at 631-444-0347 or education1@dec.ny.gov

Early Childhood Experiences (PLT)

  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Combined with Getting Little Feet WET
    Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center, Mount Tremper, NY - Ulster County
    Register with: Catskill Center Staff at kpalm@catskillcenter.org

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

Focus on Risk
  • Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY - Suffolk County
    Register with: DEC's LI Environmental Education Program at 631-444-0347 or education1@dec.ny.gov

Train-the-Trainer Workshops (to become a facilitator)

These workshops are multi-day trainings, requiring attendance for all days, and are for specific curricula. They are offered on a limited basis, move around the state, and may not return for two or more years. We are trying to have a more set schedule with a built-in rotation around the state but please note the location of these special workshops. We do NOT offer funding to cover travel, lodging, mileage, and there may be a charge for lunch.

Project Learning Tree, combined with Reflecting on Practice

  • POSTPONED:Three full days: Dates TBD in Early 2019from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily
    Syracuse area, exact location: TBD
    Register with Betsy Ukeritis at r678ed@dec.ny.gov
    Please visit Reflecting on Practice's website for more information (link leaves DEC's website).

Project WILD

  • Check back in early 2019 -- Rochester Area

Early Childhood (All)

  • Check back in mid-2019 -- Watertown Area

To schedule ANY workshops in your area

Email: edprofdevel@dec.ny.gov

**Facilitators, all reports get sent to the above email as well.

State Co-coordinators for the Projects

Project Learning Tree: Betsy Ukeritis & Randy Caccia

Project WILD (all forms): Drew Hopkins & Betsy Ukeritis

Project WET: Drew Hopkins & Betsy Ukeritis