EVERETT, Wash. – Washington State University Extension will offer Project Learning Tree Training for teachers and informal educators 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Snohomish County Extension office, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.
The workshop will use the acclaimed Project Learning Tree curriculum to give participants access to hundreds of simple activities for integrating environmental education into a classroom, club or after-school program. Activities address Washington’s four Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs) for science, with an emphasis on experiential learning and getting kids outside to learn about science and nature.
The training costs $30 before March 15, $45 March 15 or later, and includes the Project Learning Tree Environmental Education Activity Guide, lunch and six clock hours of instruction. Registration information is available at http://snohomish.wsu.edu/forestry/PLT_Training.htm or 425-357-6023. Information on a second workshop, to be offered May 18, is available at 425-357-6023.
Extension programs are available to all without discrimination. Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations while participating in this program may contact WSU Extension at 425-357-6023. If accommodation is not requested in advance, availability on site cannot be guaranteed.