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Professional Development Workshops

​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


October 27 (​Sat ) 9:00-4:30 pm

Project WILD
Watkins Nature Center
301 Watkins Park Dr
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Engage in hands-on, inter-disciplinary activities focusing on wildlife, the environment, and conservation. Throughout the workshop, participants will experience and model activities from the popular Project WILD Activity Guides. Activities will focus on content that boosts science and inquiry skills while enhancing participant’s knowledge about local wildlife and educational resources. This professional development workshop is appropriate for informal and formal educators of K–12 students. Participants who complete the workshop will receive copies of both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD curriculum supplement guides.

Fee: $10. Lunch is included!

Credit: 1 MSDE credit may be available to educators who take 3 out of 5 approved courses with certified facilitators. This course counts as professional development for Maryland Green Schools.

Audience: Educators, naturalists, community leaders, daycare providers, etc. who work K-12 students.

To register, please call 301-218-6702.


​Nov 10, 2018 (Sat) 9:00-3:00 pm

Project WILD
Locust Grove Nature Center
7777 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817

Engage in hands-on, inter-disciplinary activities focusing on wildlife, the environment, and conservation. Throughout the workshop, participants will experience and model activities from the popular Project WILD Activity Guides. Activities will focus on content that boosts science and inquiry skills while enhancing participant’s knowledge about local wildlife and educational resources. This professional development workshop is appropriate for informal and formal educators of K–12 students. Participants who complete the workshop will receive copies of both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD curriculum supplement guides.

Fee: $15. Please bring a bagged lunch.

Credit: 1 MSDE credit may be available to educators who take 3 out of 5 approved courses with certified facilitators. This course counts as professional development for Maryland Green Schools.

Audience: Educators, naturalists, community leaders, daycare providers, etc. who work K-12 students.

To register, please register online here: https://www.montgomeryparks.org/events/project-wild-educator-workshop/​


Dec 7, 2018 (Fri) 9:00-4:00 pm

Project WILD
Tawes State Office Building
580 Taylor Ave, C-1
Annapolis, MD 21401

Engage in hands-on, inter-disciplinary activities focusing on wildlife, the environment, and conservation. Throughout the workshop, participants will experience and model activities from the popular Project WILD Activity Guides. Activities will focus on content that boosts science and inquiry skills while enhancing participant’s knowledge about local wildlife and educational resources. This professional development workshop is appropriate for informal and formal educators of K–12 students. Participants who complete the workshop will receive copies of both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD curriculum supplement guides.

Fee: Free! Workshop fees are sponsored by the Wildlife and Heritage Service. Please bring a bagged lunch.

Credit: 1 MSDE credit may be available to educators who take 3 out of 5 approved courses with certified facilitators. This course counts as professional development for Maryland Green Schools.

Audience: Educators, naturalists, community leaders, daycare providers, etc. who work K-12 students

To register, please fill out form here: https://goo.gl/forms/Go4MFgDsNjowa3u72​​