Workshops, Institutes, and Programs

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Workshop/Event Title Date Location
Nature Connections for Early Childhood 01/27/2018 to 02/03/2018 Terrebonne, OR
Waterways and Words 01/27/2018 Klamath Falls, OR
First Steps: Science Inquiry in the Schoolyard and Beyond - FULL 02/08/2018 to 02/09/2018 Terrebonne, OR
Lincoln City: Forest Ecology 02/09/2018 Lincoln City, OR
Astoria: Forest Ecology 02/26/2018 Astoria, OR
Sense Your WILD Surroundings 02/28/2018 Tillamook, OR
Integrating Field & Classroom Experiences for 3rd Grade 03/01/2018 Klamath Falls, OR
Teachers as Naturalists: Flying WILD 03/02/2018 Bend, OR
High Desert Design 03/16/2018 Klamath Falls, OR

Other Workshops and Programs

Teacher Training: Our Changing Climate

The High Desert Museum and the Environmental Center offer this event!

Date:  Friday, January 19th and Saturday, January 20th, 2018 

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days

Audience: 5th to 8th grade educators

Location: The High Desert Museum, Bend, OR

Description: Join educators from the Environmental Center and High Desert Museum for two days of interactive, hands-on experiments. Teachers will gain knowledge and tools to teach 5th-8th grade students about climate science issues and solutions. Teachers will receive a curriculum, classroom kit and full unit plan aligned with NGSS standards. Substitute funding provided.

Registration, additional information, and contact for questions:  https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/teacher-trainings/


Project Learning Tree is now offering professional development to educators through their online courses! 

If you are not able to find an in-person workshop that fits your schedule, please consider completing a workshop online through Project Learning Tree.

When you have concluded your online course, send us an email at  ONREP@oregonstate.edu letting us know how you are going to use the information in your educational situation and we will gladly share some Oregon specific materials that relate.

PLT offers several online courses. Each online course provides a high-quality professional development experience. The duration of each self-paced course is 3 to 6 hours and is composed of several 20-30 minute “coursels”. Each coursel has been designed using best practices in online learning and teacher professional development. The courses prepare educators to integrate environmental education materials into their instruction.

Complete information about PLT online training (including cost, registration, and a course preview) can be found here: https://www.plt.org/trainings/online/  and here: https://www.plt.org/news/online-professional-development