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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

May 1 (Fri) 9:30-3:30pm
WILD about Insects (Project Wild)
Tawes State Office Building
580 Taylor Ave, C-1
Annapolis, MD 21401

Did you know? Insects are important as pollinators, predators, prey, and more! Learn about local insects with an engaging and hands-on, inter-disciplinary Project WILD professional development workshop. Throughout the workshop, participants will model activities that include concepts such as adaptations, monarch migration, pollination, and more. Activities will focus on content that boosts science skills while enhancing participant’s knowledge about local insects and educational resources.

This professional development workshop is appropriate for informal and formal educators. Participants who complete the workshop will receive copies of both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD curriculum supplement guides. Note: this is a Project WILD workshop, but the focus will be on insects.

Fee: Free! Fees are subsidized by the Wildlife and Heritage Service. Please bring a bagged lunch. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

Credit: Educators who take 3 of 5 certified trainings may be eligible for 1 MSDE continuing education credit.

Audience: Educators, daycare providers, community leaders, etc who work with K-8 students.

To register: please visit: https://forms.gle/qPCqnUMRuL78d5uv8