K-12 teacher training to bolster your sustainability proficiency

Published on: 
26 Mar 2018
Author: 
Jenny Wiedower

Learning Lab Education Partners are the leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of K–12 sustainability education. They lead through their lessons, available on Learning Lab, and through in-person and online professional development offerings. Check out some of the teacher training opportunities coming up in summer 2018 to accelerate your competency and effectiveness.

  • Cloud Institute Curriculum Design Studio: August 6–10 in Rhinebeck, New York. Learn how to design and embed education for sustainability into curricula, assessments and performance tasks without adding class time.
  • EcoRise PD sessions: Multiple dates and locations throughout the U.S. These are offered on a wide range of topics, including the Sustainable Intelligence Curriculum and the Eco-Audit Grant Program, which encourages student innovation through student-facing micro grants. Check out their Eventbrite page for a current list of workshops and events.
  • STEMhero Professional Development Webinars: Third week of June: "Readying Your Start-of-the-Year Unit: A guide to connecting home and school, data-driven inquiry and NGSS Practices of Science." First week of August: "Data-rich and Culturally Relevant: A participatory workshop on key strategies and methods to ensure Culturally Relevant Pedagogy is a centerpiece of your STEM unit."

Want to learn more about greening your classroom? Complete the Green Classroom Professional certificate program, available anytime via on-demand online modules. The certificate program provides preK–12 educators and school staff with the knowledge to identify what supports or impedes healthy, resource-efficient and environmentally sustainable learning spaces.

Explore the certificate program