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FULL - Project WILD AQUATIC Facilitator Training

This training is NOW FULL! To add your submission to the waiting list, go to https://forms.gle/NbW7x4Sd4RmE1K6z8 .

Project WILD AQUATIC Facilitator Training Application

Please complete this ENTIRE Application - https://forms.gle/cQU7w9hu26mJf9cB7 and hit the SUBMIT button at the end to complete your application. You will be notified via email about the status of your application. Completing this application form does not guarantee you a spot in the training.

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 9 am—3 pm
  • Bald Eagle State Park, Howard, PA
  • Free! Pre-Registration Required
  • Questions: Contact Carissa Longo, Project WILD Coordinator at calongo@pa.gov or 717-772-1807

Project WILD Aquatic is an interdisciplinary, conservation, and environment education program focusing on aquatic wildlife and ecosystems. In 2013/2014, Project WILD National released a brand-new updated version of the Project WILD Aquatic WILD K-12 Curriculum & Activity Guide which included significant changes. The ‘new’ WILD Aquatic guide now includes Field Investigation Activities, In Step with STEM activity extensions, a WILD Work career section, and Outdoor Components. This training will certify participants as Project WILD Aquatic facilitators who can offer their own Project WILD Aquatic workshops. It is open to DCNR education staff, interested Commonwealth employees, and any experienced Educator (formal or non-formal) who is interested in becoming a Project WILD Aquatic Facilitator. Certified Facilitators must commit to leading at least one Project WILD Aquatic workshop every 5 years to maintain active facilitator status. This training will be interactive, occur both indoors and outdoors, and participants will co-lead a Project WILD Aquatic activity (all materials provided).  

Act 48 hours will be provided to certified teachers. Registrants do not need to have attended a 'regular' Project WILD or a Project WILD Aquatic Educator Workshop to become a Project WILD Aquatic Facilitator, but it is encouraged.  

All interested attendees are invited to apply to be approved to attend. Space is limited; apply NOW. Beverages, breaks, and lunch provided. Each participant is responsible for all of their own overnight lodging and travel expenses. In Pennsylvania, Project WILD and Project WILD Aquatic are now coordinated by DCNR – PA State Parks with Carissa Longo designated as the State Coordinator. In Pennsylvania, Project WILD Aquatic requires a separate facilitator training from Project WILD.   
Trainers:

  • Carissa Longo, PA Project WILD Coordinator & PA State Parks EE Program Coordinator
  • Suzann Rensel, EES Prince Gallitzin State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

Bald Eagle State Park, Bald Eagle State Park EE Classroom 149 Main Park Rd, Howard, PA 16841

Bureau

State Parks

Categories

Workshops, Training, Teacher

Region

North

Target Audience

Teachers/Educators

Website

https://forms.gle/cQU7w9hu26mJf9cB7

Cost

free; pre-registration required

Hashtag

##facilitatorTraining

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