Request a Workshop or In-service
LEAF staff can help you set up a workshop or in-service for your school or district. If you would like to arrange a professional development opportunity for your staff, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-346-4956. Graduate courses are also available, and are described here.
District in-service: (minimum 2 hours) Classroom-based or field-based teacher in-service including background information on forests in Wisconsin and some model teaching of LEAF lessons. Content can be customized to fit the needs and experience level of your staff, and could include support for teaching in the school forest or even on the school grounds. Participants may choose to recieve a copy of a LEAF Lesson Guide. A LEAF in-service can also be combined with Project Learning Tree training, if desired.
Standard LEAF workshop: (12 hours) Classroom-based workshop including background information on forestry in Wisconsin and model teaching of LEAF lessons. This workshop is offered with the option of graduate credit. Each participant will receive a LEAF Lesson Guide with additional materials. (Materials fee of $35/participant; Optional graduate credit fee - at UWSP rate)
- Standard LEAF workshop with Urban Forestry emphasis: (12 hours)
- Standard LEAF workshop + Outdoor activities: (16 hours)
Custom in-services or workshops: Want to provide a professional development opportunity related to Wisconsin's forests, outdoor environmental education, and/or school forests that isn't listed above? Contact us and we'll discuss the options. We've provided professional development in Winter Ecology, Team Building, Outdoor Education Methods, literacy, and a variety of other topics using Wisconsin's forests as the focus.
Graduate Courses from UWSP: LEAF provides graduate-level courses in a variety of forestry education topics. See our course descriptions here.