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Virtual Professional Development for Educators

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 trainings 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 Credit 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 Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 10:00am-Noon.  Registration is required, limited to 30 particpants, by June 1, 2021. For more information contact Ray Bierbower at edbierbowe@pa.gov   

For more information, please contact the Presque Isle State Park office, located on the second floor of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, at 814-833-7424.  The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. 

Tuesday, June 15 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1, Erie, PA 16505-2042


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