PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Listed below are local organizations that offer a suite of opportunities for professional development for educators, environmental educators, and nature enthusiasts.
Inside-Out: Nature-based Educators
Inside-Outside: Nature-based Educators connected and formed in response to a growing interest in nature-based education. Our purpose is to develop a network of educators and educational institutions throughout the U.S. to support, connect and partner; to confidently, safely and joyfully venture outdoors with children and to teach and learn with nature.
North Branch Nature Center
Educator Institutes provide week-long nature immersion courses for teachers, assistants, and administrators. Participants will develop a nature pedagogy and learn to incorporate VELS, NGSS, and Common Core into their design of nature immersion curricula.
Lake Champlain Sea Grant
Lake Champlain Sea Grant offers opportunities for teachers grades K-12. Explore how you can incorporate water quality, watershed health, and community science into your classroom!
Shelburne Farms offers a variety of professional development opportunities including:
And more! Check offerings here.
Northern Lights Professional Development
Northern Lights at CCV is the hub of the professional development system for early childhood and afterschool professionals in Vermont. We offer trainings, career advising, and friendly support to assist with your professional development goals.
Natural history, nature connection, and ecology courses geared towards teachers led by expert naturalists and educators. These courses wil help you learn ways to use the outdoors as a classroom resource.
North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) Professional Development Resources
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