Wednesday, July 4, 2012

From LEAF: Professional Development Opportunities

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1. Tree Identification Workshop

Gain confidence in your tree identification skills. This hybrid course provides you with the skills you’ll need to identify tree species that grow in different ecosystems of Wisconsin. The online portion helps you learn the botany terminology and major tree groups. The field portion gives you hands-on practice.

Location: Online & Madison, WI
Dates & Times: August 6 - August 24, 2012
August 6 - 10: Online Sessions - Three 30 minute sessions
August 11 (Saturday), 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM – Field Trip at UW Arboretum, Madison, WI
August 12 – August 17 – Online lessons, Three 30 minute sessions
August 18 (Saturday), 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Field trip, Madison and Baraboo Hills area, WI
August 18-24 – Online wrap-up

Instructor: Catherine Woodward, PhD
Non-Credit Fee: $35
Credit Co-Pay: $65 with scholarship granted
Registration Form | Information Flyer

2. No Teacher Left Inside Institute

NTLI is designed to provide teachers with in-depth, hands-on experiences they can take back to their classroom. The four-day workshop is rooted in developing a learning community, drawing on each other's experiences and expertise, and having fun while learning from colleagues. This year, teachers will be able to choose from one of three tracks to focus on.

The Institute will be held at Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek, Wisconsin. Lodging is available in the cabins or dorm onsite, camping, or in nearby hotel requested (transportation not included). Sponsored by Wisconsin Green Schools Network, DPI, and LEAF.

Location: Beaver Creek Reserve - Fall Creek
Dates & Times: August 6 - August 9, 2012

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