Sunday, January 6, 2013

Professional Development Opportunities from LEAF (these are not endorsed but posted as a courtesy)

Essential Concepts of Sustainability

Registration Costs Recently Reduced; NRES 340/540 - 1 Graduate Credit

The registration costs for the course Essential Concepts in Sustainability has recently been reduced due to recently securing financial support. This one credit course will explore the concept of sustainability by uncovering the many interrelationships among economic, society, and ecology. It will then apply specific habits of mind essential for thinking sustainably. As a result participants will be able to build an understanding of sustainability, feel confident about their basic knowledge of the subject, and learn how concepts can be applied in a school or classroom. Reserve your stop TODAY. Space is limited. Registration deadline – January 9th. Send the course registration form to Susan Schuller at to reserve your spot in the course. Please indicate if you wish to take the course for undergraduate or graduate credit.
Location: Online
Dates: February 3 – March 16, 2013
Instructor: Buchholz
Registration Flyer
Registration Deadline: January 9, 2013

Greening Your Math Program

LEAF and the Kickapoo Valley Reserve are hosting this hands-on teaching workshop for math teachers. The workshop focuses on outdoor application of algebra, geometry and trigonometry. In addition to inspiring ideas, you’ll also get mathematics-related lesson materials to take back to your classroom.
Location: Kickapoo Valley Reserve, La Farge, Wisconsin
Dates & Times: Sat., April 6 - Sun. April 7
Instructor: Dr. Roger Jones
Program Overview
Program Specifics
Registration Flyer

Online Graduate Courses

UWSP College of Natural Resources & Continuing Education offer the following:
NRES 510: Envir. Teaching Methods for pK-12 Teachers | Feb 4 - March 15
NRES 530: Environmental Health | Feb 18 - March 15
NRES 540: Essential Concepts of Sustainability | Jan 30 - March 17
NRES 612: Ecological Basis for Environmental Education | Feb 6 – March 8
NRES 701: Environmental Education Theory & Practice | Jan 24 – April 21
NRES 704: Ecological Lifestyles | March 18 – April 12
NRES 743: Human Influence on Wisconsin’s Forests | April 8 - May 3
NRES 751: Applied EE Program Evaluation | Jan 24 – April 26

Visit their website to view Course Descriptions & Registration Information.

Deadline: January 5, 2013 or 3 weeks before the course start date.

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