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Schedule of Educator Workshops

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

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Project Learning Tree's E-Units (Special Opportunity)

If you are an educator in NYState, 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).

Postponing Workshops

We are postponing workshops until further notice. We will reassess and rescheduling workshops as we can, depending on ability of sites and partners. Stay healthy! Please understand that we are currently NOT scheduling workshops at this time. We are waiting until we have a clearer picture of how things progress.

Project WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • None scheduled at this time

Aquatic WILD (K - 12th grades)

  • None scheduled at this time

Growing Up WILD (Early Childhood Curriculum)

  • None scheduled at this time

Flying WILD

  • None scheduled at this time

Project WET 2.0 (K - 12th grades)

  • None scheduled at this time

Getting Little Feet WET (grades PreK - 2)

  • None scheduled at this time

Project Learning Tree (PLT)

PreK-8th Grade Guide

  • None scheduled at this time

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 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 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: Tues & Wed, July 14-15, 2020 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