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Find professional learning that fits your schedule. 

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Find upcoming events from DPI and partners.
Offering training? Submit your event here.

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Sign-up for Environmental Education News and Updates emails. These monthly emails include announcements about upcoming events, grants, resources and more.

Access On-Demand Learning

Learn what you need, when it's convenient with these modules from DPI and other partners. 

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Systems Thinking

Learn what systems thinking is and how it applies in any content area.
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Inquiry 

Connect with an inquiry-based approach to learning for the classroom or in the field. Designed for teachers and environmental educators. 
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Energy and Forestry

The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education offers several self-paced courses each semester.
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Educator Community

The Connect, Explore, Engage online professional learning community is a place for educators to connect with one another, share resources and ideas, and get feedback and advice. 
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Teaching in Nature's Classroom

Educators new to or experienced with outdoor and garden-based education consider best practices in outdoor learning environments, with a focus on school and community youth gardens.

 

Learn about climate education with this collection from Subject to Climate

Find a variety of topics on these recorded webinars

NAAEE webinars and online courses 

Connect on Social Media

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Engage with Statewide Offerings 

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Earth Partnership: A program in the University of Wisconsin—Madison Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture that collaborates with diverse communities to create vibrant outdoor learning spaces using a curriculum-based 10-step ecological restoration process. 

FIELD Edventures: a Wisconsin non-profit organization that connects with educators to foster inquiry and engage learners through discovery.

Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education: A legislated statewide center located at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point focused on PK-12 professional development in energy and forestry. 

Wisconsin Master Naturalist: A program within UW-Extension—Madison that trains adult volunteers about Wisconsin's natural resources, teaches them how to educate others, and provides opportunities to participate in conservation projects.

Wisconsin School Garden Network: A non-profit organization supporting garden education and healthy eating through workshops, curriculum, and mapping gardens across the state. 

Get Involved with Professional Associations

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Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE): A membership organization that supports networking, advocacy, and recognition in environmental education. Sign up to become a "Friend of EE."

North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE): A membership organization for environmental education.  

Green Schools National Network: A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to whole-school and whole–district sustainability that shifts the paradigm needed to transform school culture so that students become changemakers, not just test-takers, who are prepared to live in and lead a sustainable future.

National Association of Interpretation (NAI): A membership-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing the profession of heritage interpretation.

 

For questions about this information, contact Victoria Rydberg-Nania (608) 266-0419