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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.

Would you like to request a Project WILD Terrestrial/Aquatic, Flying WILD, or Growing Up WILD workshop for your group or at your location? Email Sarah Witcher at sarah.witcher1@maryland.gov!

Upcoming In-Person Workshops:​

  • ​​ Project WILD and Aquatic WILD Workshop
    • Location: The National Aquarium in Baltimore
    • Date: 2/25/23, 9:30 am to 4 pm
    • Fee: $15
    • To register, please contact Central Reservations at reserve@aqua.org or 410-576-3833

  • Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop
    • Location: Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville MD
    • Date: Friday, March 31, 9 am - 12 pm
    • Registration link​ - participants will need to create a free activemontgomery account to register.

  • 2023 Green Eggs and Sand Workshop
    • Location: The Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor, NJ
    • Date: June 3-4, 2023
    • Fee: $50, includes meals and workshop materials
    • For more information including how to apply please view the following document.

Archived Online Workshops:

  • 5 Million Trees, Please: Maryland's New 5 Million Trees Program Featuring Acting State Forester Anne Hairston-Strang
  • How to Build a Nature-lover Featuring the Maryland Master Naturalist Program and DNR's R3 efforts
  • Growing New Stewards Featuring Emily Beck, director of the Chesapeake Watershed Semester and the Gunston School’s Dean of Instruction and Innovation