The following are just a few of the offerings this season at the Kellogg Environmental Center,
other locations throughout the state.
View upcoming Educator Workshops
Environmental Education (EE) Academy
Tuesday, July 10 - Thursday, July 12
9:00 am - 3:00 pm each day
No registration fee; Stipend per teacher- $100.00
Meeting locations and schedule will be sent following registration.
Hosted by Connecticut Forest and Park Association, Kellogg Environmental Center, and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
Senate Bill Requires Climate Change Education for K-12 Classrooms
Senate Bill SB7, An Act Concerning Climate Change and Resiliency, requires that schools
incorporate climate change education into K-12 curriculum and that such resources be provided by DEEP. To make these resources available to schools, we have established the
. The Academy is a three day workshop that will provide climate change information, demonstrate curriculum applications using phenomena modeling, and lead hands on investigations supporting educational resources as they apply to NGSS standards.
EE Academy is free for teachers and provides a $100.00 stipend along with a complete library of nationally developed educational materials including Project WET, Project WILD, Project Learning Tree, and Project Food, Land, and People. Using these and other resources provided by NOAA, NASA, Smithsonian Institute and local partners, teachers will learn the science behind climate challenges and how to bring this to students for age appropriate understanding.
Space is limited.
EPA Air Quality Workshop
Wednesday, June 20; 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Kellogg Environmental Center
500 Hawthorne Ave, Derby, CT
No fee, but registration is required.
Take part in this hands on workshop to understand the importance of clean air and the health issues surrounding it. Educators will learn how air quality standards have evolved, how air quality is measured and what actions have been taken to ensure improved air conditions for all. Learn how to use the AirNow website with students to increase their knowledge of air health and to use the Flag program to communicate local conditions. The program supplies teachers with educational materials that focus on STEM as applied to air studies and provides each participating school with a set of flags
for use with students.