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Virtual Professional Development for Educators

301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1, Erie, PA 16505-2042

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  Presque Isle State Park is offering a free virtual professional development opportunity for formal and non-formal educators of students in preschool to 3rd grade. Educators will receive training on the curriculum Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children ages 3-7.   

Growing UP WILD is an award-winning early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.  

Two hours of Act 48 Hours are available. The course includes a curriculum guide and 2 hours of virtual instruction.   

This free Virtual Professional Development will be delivered via Microsoft TEAMS on Saturday September 11, 2021 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Registration is  required, limited to 30 participants, by August 21, 2021 at http://events.dcnr.pa.gov/presque_isle_state_park. For more information contact Ray Bierbower at edbierbowe@pa.gov 

To Register, Click on the Green Button to the right. 

 Programming is subject to modification or cancellation at the discretion of park staff. If you need an accommodation to participate in Park activities due to a disability, please contact Presque Isle State Park at 814-833-7424 to make arrangements for your visit. With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs. Please call the Erie ASL Interpreters’ Office at (814) 806-2511 for more information about this service


Saturday, September 11, 2021 1pm to 3pm