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Kings Gap Watershed Education Institute for Teachers

  • Tuesday, July 20 - Thursday, July 22, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Two additional days of investigations & curriculum support are scheduled for the fall (Tuesday, October 5th & Saturday, October 23rd).

  • In-Person Training at Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

  • Fee: FREE!
  • Act 48: 45 hrs.
  • Open to all certified classroom teachers in IU 15 and 13.

This five-day course that will take place in-person for three days in the summer (July 20-22) at Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, with a potential paddle at Laurel Lake (in Pine Grove Furnace State Park). Two additional days of investigations and curriculum support are scheduled for the fall (October 5th & October 23rd) at Kings Gap EE Center. Substitute stipends are available.

Participants will work through the creation of a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) by blending hands-on investigations modeled on professional research methodologies connected to the essential elements of a MWEE. Educators participating in the Institute will leave with knowledge provided, their own copy of DCNR’s Watershed 💦 Education (WE) Curriculum, and the support necessary to create and implement a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience in their setting. 

Successful completion of the course will qualify participants for a $500 stipend, access to funding for help in implementing an action project as part of their MWEE, and 45 Act 48 hours. This course will be led by certified MWEE Trainers from Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and DCNR- PA State Parks. Questions? Contact Tarrea Potter, CBF PA Education Outreach Coordinator at tpotter@cbf.orgRegister now. Funding and support for this workshop has been provided by a NOAA Bay Watershed Education Training Grant.

Thursday, July 22 at 8:00am to 4:00pm

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, EE Building
500 Kings Gap Rd., Carlisle, PA 17015-9306

Bureau

State Parks

Categories

Workshops, Training, Teacher, Get Outdoors PA

Outdoor Activities

Boating/Paddling, Canoeing/Flatwater Kayaking

Region

South

Target Audience

Teachers/Educators

Cost

free; pre-registration required

Hashtag

#teacherworkshop

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