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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


April 14, 2018 (Sat) 9:30-1:00pm 

Getting Little Feet Wet

Getting Little Feet Wet is an early childhood education program that explores different aspects of water—from water properties to water sounds. Each activity offers both pre-K and K-2 options and is correlated to respective educational standards. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive the Getting Little Feet Wet Curriculum Guide.

Fee: $5. includes Aquarium admission.

Credit: Participants may be eligible to receive 3 hours of continuing education credit for childcare providers from MSDE.

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

To register, please call Aquarium at: 410-576-3833.


April 28, 2018 (Sat) 9:00-3:30 pm

Project WILD
Woodend Sanctuary, Teale Center
8940 Jones Mill Rd
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Project WILD is an engaging and interdisciplinary program that emphasizes awareness, appreciation and understanding of wildlife and natural resources. The program is designed for educators of all types who work with children from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Project WILD activities can be used to teach basic skills in science, social studies, language arts, math, art, music and physical education. The activities are designed to be hands-on and are focused on teaching students how to think and not what to think. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive the two Project WILD curriculum books including the updated Aquatic WILD guide that contains field investigations and STEM.

Fee: $25 Please bring a bagged lunch.

Credit: Educators may be able to receive partial MSDE continuing education credit for attending this workshop.

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

To register, please contact Serenella Linares at 301-652-9188x11 or serenella.linares@anshome.org


May 26, 2018 (Sat) 9:00-3:30 pm

Project WET
Woodend Sanctuary, Teale Center
8940 Jones Mill Rd
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Attend a workshop! After completion of the training, educators are given a free Project WET curriculum and activity guide packed with 91 hands-on activities that cross many disciplines in the study of water and water resources - chemistry and physics, life science, earth systems, natural resource management, history and culture. During the workshop, educators learn how to incorporate local issues into the lessons. All attendees will receive the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0, an online portal code, and certificate of completion.

Fee: $25 Please bring a bagged lunch.

Credit:Educators may be able to receive partial MSDE continuing education credit for attending this workshop.

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

To register, please contact Serenella Linares at 301-652-9188x11 or serenella.linares@anshome.org


June 22nd (Fri) from 10:00-4:30 pm

Project WILD
Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
600 Discovery Ln
Grasonville, MD 21638
https://www.bayrestoration.org/

Project WILD is an engaging and interdisciplinary program that emphasizes awareness, appreciation and understanding of wildlife and natural resources. The program is designed for educators of all types who work with children from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Project WILD activities can be used to teach basic skills in science, social studies, language arts, math, art, music and physical education. The activities are designed to be hands-on and are focused on teaching students how to think and not what to think. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive the two Project WILD curriculum books including the updated Aquatic WILD guide that contains field investigations and STEM.

Fee: Free! Please bring a bagged lunch.

Credit:Educators may be able to receive partial MSDE continuing education credit for attending this workshop.

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

To register, please fill out the form here: https://goo.gl/forms/qMK2jpYVUkPfWYu03