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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.

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Please understand that we are currently attempting to schedule workshops but reserve the right to cancel depending on health & safety reasons. Stay healthy!

Project Learning Tree's E-Units (Continued Self-guided Opportunity)

If you are an educator in NY State, please contact the NYS PLT Coordinator, Betsy Ukeritis, to discuss access to the online K-2nd grade; 3rd-5th grade; or 6th-8th grade E-unit opportunities [links leave DEC website]. These links are to provide an overview, if you are interested in the online training, please reach out to Betsy at edprofdevel@dec.ny.gov (before you purchase them).

Project WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • Wednesday, August 30, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY in Suffolk County
    Register with Region 1 Environmental Education staff at 631-444-0347
    or education1@dec.ny.gov

Aquatic WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • None scheduled at this time

Growing Up WILD (Early Childhood Curriculum)

  • None scheduled at this time

Flying WILD

  • Thursday, August 31, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY in Suffolk County
    Register with Environmental Education staff at 631-444-0347
    or education1@dec.ny.gov

Project WET 2.0 (K - 12th grades)

  • Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Dec Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY in Suffolk County
    Register with Environmental Education staff at 631-444-0347
    or education1@dec.ny.gov

Getting Little Feet WET (grades PreK - 2)

  • None scheduled at this time

Project Learning Tree (PLT)

PreK-8th Grade Guide

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    DEC Region 1 Office, Stony Brook, NY in Suffolk County
    Register with Environmental Education staff at 631-444-0347
    or education1@dec.ny.gov

Early Childhood Experiences (PLT)

  • None scheduled at this time

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

  • None scheduled at this time

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 a couple 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 Project WILD & Aquatic WILD

  • POSTPONED
    Paul Smiths VIC, Paul Smiths, NY in Franklin County
    Register with Betsy & Drew at edprofdevel@dec.ny.gov

Early Childhood (All)

  • Two full days: November 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily
    Long Island, NY, exact location: TBD
    Register with Drew & Betsy at edprofdevel@dec.ny.gov

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

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

Project WET: Drew Hopkins & Betsy Ukeritis

Projects Assistant: Sarah Conley