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Educational Events

​This page will be regularly updated with educator training opportunities and events throughout the state. A list of professional development opportunities and resources can be found on our educator resource page. Some workshops offer MSDE credit if combined with other workshops.

Interested in a WILD workshop, but can't find one to fit your needs? Please fill out our interest form, and we will send you notifications as workshops are scheduled: https://goo.gl/forms/Do1AxWXpwaGU7Nni2

  
05/12-14/17 (May 12-14) Friday night through Sunday morning

Green Eggs and Sand Workshop

Chincoteague Bay Field Station
Wallops Island VA 23337
Looking to infuse a globally significant ecological phenomenon and current resource management controversy into your classroom? Learn firsthand from a select and diverse group of experts and stakeholders offering a wealth of knowledge and issues about the American Horseshoe Crab. Participants will take home an award winning Middle/High school science curriculum based on the horseshoe crab. National standard matches included. Maryland teachers receive 1 MSDE Professional Development credit for attending a full workshop.

Fee: Nominal
Audience: Educators, both formal and non-formal along with any passionately interested parties.
Register: Contact Parker McMullen-Bushman at parker@cbfieldstation.org or 757-824-5636 ​

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06/10/2017 Saturday June 10th, 9:00-1:00 pm

​Growing Up WILD

National Aquarium
501 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

​Learn how to connect young children aged 3-7 to nature using an award-winning program, Growing Up WILD. Throughout the workshop, participants will engage in hands-on, developmentally appropriate activities to teach about nature and wildlife to early learners.

Time: Saturday June 10th, 9:00-1:00 pm
Fee: $5; includes Aquarium admission
Credit: 3 hours of elective curriculum may be given to childcare providers
To register, please call: 410-576-3833
Questions? Please call 410-576-3833.
06/2-06/4 (June 2-4) Friday night through Sunday morning

Green Eggs and Sand Workshop

The Wetlands Institute
Stone Harbor NJ 08247
Looking to infuse a globally significant ecological phenomenon and current resource management controversy into your classroom? Learn firsthand from a select and diverse group of experts and stakeholders offering a wealth of knowledge and issues about the American Horseshoe Crab. Participants will take home an award winning Middle/High school science curriculum based on the horseshoe crab. National standard matches included. Maryland teachers receive 1 MSDE Professional Development credit for attending a full workshop.

Fee: Nominal
Audience: Educators, both formal and non-formal along with any passionately interested parties.
Register: Contact Karen Byrne at karen.byrne@dep.nj.gov or 609-748-4347.

08/17/2017 Thursday August 17th, 9:30-4:00 pm

Project WILD

National Aquarium
501 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

​Engage in hands-on, inter-disciplinary activities focusing on wildlife, the environment and conservation. Activities are drawn from the popular Project WILD Curriculum and Activity Guide. This workshop is appropriate for informal and formal educators of K-12 students. Participants receive copies of both the Project WILD and WILD Aquatic Curriculum and Activity Guides.

Fee: $10; includes Aquarium admission but please bring a bagged lunch
Credit: Participants may be eligible to receive 1 MSDE Professional Development Credit if they complete 3 of 4 qualified workshops.
To register, please call: 410-576-3833
Questions? Please call 410-576-3833.