Professional Development Calendar


The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education is here to work with you to integrate environmental education into your curriculum and increase the sustainability of your school community. Various workshops and courses listed below also fulfill the DPI Environmental Education Stipulation. Look below for (EE Stipulation) to identify the approved opportunities.
For information on workshops specific to energy education or forestry education visit The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program's (KEEP) or LEAF-Wisconsin's K-12 Forestry Education Program's professional development pages.

​January

February

 Addressing Middle and High School Disciplinary Literacy through Forestry Education | Mishicot

This workshop is designed for the science, social studies or agriculture teacher who wants to gain practice with integrating disciplinary literacy skills into content area teaching and learning. Using examples provided from both outdoor and classroom-based forestry education activities, we will explore how to maximize CCSS-connected opportunities for reading, writing, speaking and listening within teachers’ existing curriculum. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can integrate relevant lessons right away.  (EE stipulation)

*This workshop is being offered as part of an inservice training for Mishicot MS staff, non-ELA staff from OHS Elementary and HS ELA and Science staff only.*

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020

12:15 - 4:00 PM

Facilitator: Nicole Filizetti

March

 Connecting With Families through School-to-Home Nature Activities | PEC Conference, Green Bay

​Project Learning Tree's "Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood" curriculum provides fun opportunities for school-to-home connections through its Family and Friends/Familia y amigos pages. Participants in this session will explore three of PLT's nature-based activity groupings, and then look at the Family and Friends resources that accompany them. By using this resource, early childhood educators can help build partnerships with families by giving them easy-to-use ideas for continuing classroom themes at home. Family and Friends/Familia y amigos activities also help families become comfortable engaging in outdoor exploration and nature play with their young children.

Date: Thursday, March 5

This session is part of the Promoting Early Childhood Conference hosted by the Department of Public Instruction.

Facilitator: Nicole Filizetti

 Wisconsin Forest Products Kit: A Classroom Resource | WTEA Conference, Wisconsin Dells

Join us to learn about LEAF's new Forest Products Kit that will be located at 11 locations throughout the state.  The kit contains various wood products made in Wisconsin, common Wisconsin tree wood samples, slides that show wood structure, and various books and curriculum that will help students explore the wood products industry, associated careers, and its importance in the Wisconsin economy.  Come learn about this hands-on learning resource for your technology education classroom.

Date: Friday, March 6

This session is part of the Wisconsin Technology and Engineering Education Conference. For more information, or to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Kate Flick

 Fire and Our Forests | Treehaven Field Station, Tomahawk

Fire is a hot topic both worldwide and locally in Wisconsin. Did you know that the Wisconsin DNR responded to more than 700 wildland fire calls last year!? As people continue to move into forested areas, the potential for loss of property and lives increases. Yet, fire plays an important natural role in many forest ecosystems.

Join LEAF for a Wildland Fire Education workshop where K-12 educators will explore the history, socio-cultural issues, management, and current status of wildland fire in Wisconsin and beyond. Participants will receive the LEAF Wisconsin K-12 Wildland Fire Lesson Guide, Project Learning Tree’s Environmental Education Activity Guide, and other useful classroom resources. Activities will also include a tour of Treehaven’s fire ecology research plots. 

Workshop: On Wednesday, March 11 LEAF will hold a Fire and Our Forests workshop from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Treehaven in Tomahawk. The $85 registration fee includes the workshop and lunch on Wednesday.

Dinner and a Speaker: For no additional cost, please join us on March 10 from 6:00-8:30 pm for Treehaven’s Dinner and a Speaker event. In “Wind, Water, and Fire in the Boundary Waters,” you will discover the history of fire and its impacts on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) with Treehaven Resident Ecologist, Elias Anoszko. Elias will also explore what these events can tell us about the future of the BWCAW.

If participating in both the Dinner and a Speaker and the Workshop, LEAF will cover your registration for the Dinner and a Speaker as well as dorm style lodging and breakfast at Treehaven. You will be contacted after registration for your dorm and meal needs.

Substitute reimbursement up to $150 for March 11 is available to your school/district.

Facilitators: Kate Flick and Steve Schmidt

REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 25, 2020 TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPACE.

Can't attend the workshop, but still want to attend the "Wind, Water, and Fire in the Boundary Waters" Dinner and Speaker? Click here to register on your own.

 Connecting to High School Geography Standards through "Forests of the World" | WCSS Conference, Madison

​Wisconsin's high school Geography standards ask students to evaluate the relationship between humans and the environment, and to look at population patterns and analyze changes over time. These concepts can be taught in a relevant and meaningful by looking at the world's forest resources.  Participants in this session will get a hands-on introduction to Project Learning Tree's "Global Connections: Forests of the World" curriculum, focusing on lessons that have connections to the Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies for high school Geography. We will also briefly discuss how these lessons, and geography students' study of place, helps social studies classrooms connect with the Wisconsin Standards for Environmental Literacy and Sustainability. Participants will receive a copy of "Forests of the World" thanks to support from the LEAF Program and the DNR Division of Forestry.

Date: Monday, March 16

This session is part of the Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies annual conference. For more information and to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Nicole Filizetti

 Using the Wisconsin Community Tree Map as a Classroom Tool: Tree Inventories and School Site Assessment | WSST Conference, Wisconsin Dells

​Be part of a new civic science effort to mobilize your school site as a learning tool! The WDNR Urban Forestry program and LEAF, Wisconsin’s K-12 Forestry Education Program, are teaming up with teachers to conduct tree inventories on school grounds and display them on the Wisconsin Community Tree Map, a compilation of tree inventories from around the state. Students work in groups to access the tree map via a smart phone or other device and collect tree data on species, size, condition and location of the trees and then can assess diversity, calculate tree benefits, and more. With the tree inventory, students can learn more about the trees and forest ecosystems around them, becoming more intimately familiar with the places and spaces in which they live. Different resources are also made available from the DNR, PLT, and LEAF.

Date: Friday, March 20

This session is part of the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers annual conference. For more information, or to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Kate Flick

 Big Data and Smart Meters: The Centerpiece of Local STEM Education | WSST Conference, Wisconsin Dells

​Leverage your best source of real data, your school building energy meters, to build students' critical data analysis and science communication skills.This session will provide rationale for utilizing energy data in the classroom and teaching strategies for analyzing and interpreting building energy data, share how to access your building energy data and introduce programs, like STEMhero, that integrate data literacy skills and awareness of our own consumption of natural resources.

Date: Friday, March 20

This session is part of the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers annual conference. For more information, or to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Annie Baker

 Where Have All the Fish Gone? An Exploration Into Impervious Surfaces | WSST Conference, Wisconsin Dells

​When we develop waterfront lots, trees and native plants are replaced by impervious (hard) surfaces like driveways and rooftops. Impervious surfaces decrease the ability of the shoreland area to serve its natural functions. Participants will examine human impacts on Wisconsin lakes and rivers and the fish that live there as they play a research-based game and perform an experiment which models the difference between run off and percolation rates as water runs off to a lake basin. During the workshop participants will get a chance to build their own water run off models. Materials to build this model will be provided to pre-registered participants.

Date: Friday, March 20

This session is part of the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers annual conference. For more information, or to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Jenny Christopher, Lynn Markham, and Steve Schmidt

 Connect With Elementary Life Science DCIs through Forestry Education | WSST Conference, Wisconsin Dells

​Teaching in and about Wisconsin’s forests can help students learn about the Life Science Disciplinary Core Ideas in a meaningful and relevant way. Participants in this session will get a hands-on introduction to the LEAF Program’s Forestry Education Curriculum, looking at indoor and outdoor lessons that have strong connections to the Life Science DCIs for grades K-5. We will also have a discussion about how these lessons can be implemented in a way that supports three-dimensional learning in the elementary classroom. Participants will receive download instructions for LEAF’s K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide as well as a paper copy of LEAF’s Urban Forest Lesson Guide and Wildland Fire Lesson Guide.

Date: Saturday, March 21

This session is part of the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers annual conference. For more information, or to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Nicole Filizetti

 Teach Middle School "Earth and Human Activity" DCIs through Forestry Education | WSST Conference, Wisconsin Dells

​The middle school Disciplinary Core Ideas about Earth and Human Activity ask students to investigate issues related to human impact on the environment, sustainable resource use, and climate change. These concepts can be taught in a relevant and meaningful way as part of a unit on forestry. Participants in this session will get a hands-on introduction to LEAF and Project Learning Tree (PLT), looking at indoor and outdoor forestry education lessons that have strong connections to the Earth and Space Science DCIs for middle school. We will also look at connections Life Science DCIs, and have a discussion about how these lessons can be implemented in a way that supports three-dimensional learning. Participants will receive download instructions for LEAF’s K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide, as well as Project Learning Tree handouts and a paper copy of LEAF’s Urban Forest Lesson Guide and Wildland Fire Lesson Guide.

Date: Saturday, March 21

This session is part of the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers annual conference. For more information, or to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Nicole Filizetti

 Discovering Energy in Nature | WSST Conference, Wisconsin Dells

​Join the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) to discover energy lessons that can effectively be taught outside. Engage students in inquiry by utilizing technology to collect and analyze data. Take temperatures using infrared thermometers to investigate how shading, coloring, and other factors affect temperature; survey different environments to determine how sunlight, soil moisture, temperature, and wind affect living elements in an ecosystem; and discover energy flow in food chains. Attendees will receive an activity guide with lessons that will be done during the workshop.

Date: Saturday, March 21

This session is part of the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers annual conference. For more information, or to register, visit this link.

Facilitator: Laureanna Raymond-Duvernell

 Discovering Energy in Nature | Spencer School District

You’ve likely heard that bringing your classroom outdoors can be an effective way to teach. According to the Children and Nature Network, there are numerous reasons for taking students outside: Nature enhances academic achievement, improves student behavior, motivates the students to learn, promotes communication, improves cooperation, helps students focus, and of course makes them healthier and happier! You know the benefits of teaching outdoors - but doing it can be daunting. Join the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) to discover energy lessons that can effectively be taught outside. Take temperatures to investigate how shading, coloring, and other factors affect temperature; survey different environments to determine how sunlight, soil moisture, temperature, and wind affect living elements in an ecosystem; and spend time in a beautiful setting while making curriculum connections. Recommended for educators of grades K-8, adaptable for 9-12. (EE Stipulation)

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Facilitator: Melissa Rickert

Register Here (FREE for select CESA 10 districts)

 Step Outside and Into Health and Wellness Engagement: Outdoor Classroom Leadership | Menasha

Harness the benefits of the most interactive instruction possible: learning on school grounds, outside the four walls of the classroom. Conducting class outside offers many academic, social and emotional benefits for students. Studies link outdoor learning to improvement in attitudes toward school, increased student achievement, higher attendance, increased social development, and physical health benefits. Learning outdoors is even linked to a reduction of ADHD and ADD symptoms among some students. This workshop is designed for K-12 teachers who are new to conducting class outside and are looking to boost their skills with beginning level resources. Participants will become comfortable with conducting class outside on any type of school grounds (from urban concrete to rural forests) in order to engage and inspire students in learning. Guidelines, rules, safety considerations, resources and handouts will be provided so teachers have everything they need to lead confidently. Classroom management practices that fit within existing PBIS models and are specific to the outdoors will be discussed. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a variety of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can implement outdoor learning right away. This workshop is in intended for teachers just beginning their adventure in teaching outdoors. (EE Stipulation)

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Facilitator: Kate Flick

Register Here

 PLT "Treemendous Science" Workshop for K-2 Teachers | Superior

​Join us at the Lake Superior Estuarium to explore Project Learning Tree's excellent new resource for K-2 education. In this workshop, educators will do hands-on exploration of the new "Treemendous Science" curriculum and learn how to incorporate these activities into their classroom lessons. This new online curriculum unit is an invitation to increase your K-2 learners' contact with nature and trees through the lens of NGSS. Using the activities from "Treemendous Science," students explore, experience, observe, and collect tree data to develop understandings about how trees grow, the roles trees play in ecosystems, and the ways in which trees and humans interact. Whether you regularly use the outdoors as a classroom or tend to hesitate every time you take your class outside, this e-unit is designed to support you and your young learners' science education both in and out of the classroom.

Date: Monday, March 30

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Substitute reimbursement up to $150 is available for your school or district.

Facilitator: Nicole Filizetti

Register here

 PLT "Carbon & Climate" Workshop for 6th-8th Grade Teachers | Superior

​Perhaps more than any other environmental issue, the topic of climate change challenges science teachers to accurately convey data, reveal assumptions, and engage critical-thinking skills. Project Learning Tree's Carbon & Climate e-unit provides activities and resources to help educators meet these challenges, introducing, and educating students to some of the complex issues involved in climate change. Join us at the Lake Superior Estuarium and get hands-on practice using the Carbon & Climate curriculum unit. This new resource is everything you expect from PLT: engaging, student-centered activities that help teach students how - not what - to think about the environment and their place within it. This new curriculum is constructed around the Next Generation Science Standards, aligned with the Common Core and the C3 Framework, and organized in a 5E Instructional Model.

Date: Tuesday, March 31

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Substitute reimbursement up to $150 is available for your school or district.

Facilitator: Nicole Filizetti

Register here

​April

 Solar Energy Using Your School's Solar Dashboard | Treehaven Field Station, Tomahawk

Use a solar resource to engage students and drive teaching and learning with relevant experiences. Solar electric systems can be used in math, science, and social studies lessons to analyze data and explore how utilization of renewable energy impacts our community.

Workshop: On Wednesday, April 8 KEEP will hold a Solar Energy Education Using Your School's Solar Dashboard workshop from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Treehaven in Tomahawk. The $85 registration fee includes the workshop and lunch on Wednesday.

Dinner and a Speaker: For no additional cost*, please join us on April 7 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. for “The Future of Solar Energy” with North Wind Renewable Energy as part of Treehaven's "Dinner and a Speaker Series". (Doors open at 5:00 p.m. - Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. - Speaker is at 7:00 p.m.)

*If participating in both the Dinner and a Speaker and the Workshop, KEEP will cover your registration for the Dinner and a Speaker as well as dorm style lodging and breakfast at Treehaven. You will be contacted after registration for your dorm and meal needs.

Substitute reimbursement up to $150 for April 8 is available to your school/district.

Faciliator: Sara Windjue

Register Here by March 24, 2020

Can't attend the workshop, but still want to attend the "Future of Solar Energy" Dinner and Speaker? Click here to register on your own.

 Discovering Energy in Nature | Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Green Bay

You’ve likely heard that bringing your classroom outdoors can be an effective way to teach. According to the Children and Nature Network, there are numerous reasons for taking students outside: Nature enhances academic achievement, improves student behavior, motivates the students to learn, promotes communication, improves cooperation, helps students focus, and of course makes them healthier and happier! You know the benefits of teaching outdoors - but doing it can be daunting. Join the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) to discover energy lessons that can effectively be taught outside. Take temperatures to investigate how shading, coloring, and other factors affect temperature; survey different environments to determine how sunlight, soil moisture, temperature, and wind affect living elements in an ecosystem; and spend time in a beautiful setting while making curriculum connections. Recommended for educators of grades K-8, adaptable for 9-12. (EE Stipulation)

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Facilitator: Jenny Brinker

Substitute reimbursement up to $150 for April 17 is available to your school/district.

Register Here

 Big Data and Smart Meters: The Centerpiece of Local STEM Education | ISN National Conference, Wisconsin Dells

​Leverage your best source of real data, your school building energy meters, to build students' critical data analysis and science communication skills. When students collect and analyze their own energy data it provides meaning other data cannot. Incorporating data into curricula supports research that using personal data impacts student desire to pursue STEM activities. Pairing data with inquiry-based instruction produces important value for students’ data literacy, scientific development, and confidence to affect positive environmental changes.

Date: Friday, April 24

This session is part of the ISN National Conference on Educational Innovation. Find more information here.

Facilitator: Annie Baker

 

May

 Water Health and the Forest Connection: Tips & Tools to Study Local Water Resources | Legend Lake Lodge, Keshena

​Water health and forest ecosystems go hand-in-hand, and school forests provide many opportunities for engaging students in learning about their environment. Whether in urban environments or the north woods, water is directly linked to trees and forests.  Join LEAF to become inspired to teach about water at your school forest, or other local site as we explore forest connections to water health from an individual tree to a watershed scale. Participants will receive an overview of a variety of resources and curricula, including the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Project Learning Tree, LEAF, and the UWSP Center for Land Use Education.  Participants will visit water and forest resources on the Menominee Reservation and also learn how to operate an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to check out the structures and life below the surface!  

Date: Friday, May 8

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Facilitators: Kate Flick and Steve Schmidt

Substitute reimbursement up to $150 is available to your school/district.

Register here by April 27th.

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June

 Connect, Explore, Engage with Educator Preparation Programs | Wisconsin Dells

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) of the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education have awarded funding for this two-day workshop. 

The goals of the workshop are to:
1. Develop a shared vision for what environmental education (EE) should be for all educator preparation programs in Wisconsin.
2. Utilize our network to learn more about environmental education and its effect on teaching and learning.
3. Craft a plan for your own program to advance education for environmental literacy and sustainability.

Significance of the Workshop
Wisconsin’s rich legacy of learning about and appreciation for the natural environment resulted in the Wisconsin State Legislature approving the requirement for conservation education for youth in 1930 (State of Wisconsin, 1989), teacher education in 1935, and the requirement that all school districts in Wisconsin incorporate environmental education into their curricula in 1983.
Candidates seeking licenses in early childhood regular education, elementary and middle school regular education, science, and social studies must demonstrate knowledge and understanding in environmental education including the conservation of natural resources. 

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, June 22-23, 2020

Monday: 8:00-5:00, Tuesday: 8:00-4:00

Facilitator: Dr. Becca Franzen

REGISTER HERE

 The Energy Fair | Custer

​This will be The 31st Annual Energy Fair held in the rolling hills of Custer, WI! The Fair brings over 11,500 attendees together to learn about clean energy and sustainability, connect with others, and take action towards a more sustainable future. The Energy Fair features all things sustainable with 200 exhibitors, over 200 workshops, live music, inspiring keynotes, camping, food trucks, and activities for the whole family. Hosted by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), the Fair promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. Come see why "The Future is Electric!"

The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) will be hosting the Educator Tent at the Energy Fair.

Date: Friday, June 26 - Sunday, June 28

Learn more at https://www.theenergyfair.org/.

 Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy | UW-Platteville

Renewable energy is exciting! Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy and the
implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This
workshop provides hands-on activities and classroom-based applications for teachers to help analyze energy information
and create strategies and techniques to enhance STEM in their classrooms. Use the engineering design process while
building a solar cooker, wind and water turbines. Develop phenomena for your NGSS lessons. Workshop participants will
receive the KEEP Doable Renewables: Renewable Energy Education Activity Guide. Recommended for teachers of grades
5-12, adaptable to PK-4 audiences. (EE stipulation)

Date: June 30, 2020

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Facilitator: Dr. Ken Walz

Register Here

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July

 BioEnergy Education | Wisconsin Energy Institute, Madison

BioEnergy is exciting! Does it work in Wisconsin? Get your students excited about renewable energy from biomass resources and the implications it has for our environment and economy, while exploring potential careers in the energy industry. This workshop offers hands-on activities, class discussions, and classroom-based applications to enhance students' understanding of BioEnergy. Participants will explore BioEnergy resources (including solid biomass, biogas, and liquid biofuels) and discuss the benefits and challenges of utilizing these sources compared with conventional fossil fuels. Through hands-on experiences this workshop will highlight how BioEnergy resources work and how Wisconsin is utilizing them. The workshop will include time for collaboration and lesson planning, and a selection of ready-to-use activities will be supplied so teachers can integrate relevant lessons right away. The workshop will be hosted by the University of Wisconsin Energy Institute and the Great Lakes BioEnergy Research Center. Recommended for teachers of grades 5-12.

Date: Monday, July 13, 2020

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Facilitator: Dr. Ken Walz

Register Here

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Scheduled by Request

Forestry Education Workshop or In-Service: LEAF staff can come to you for a field-based or classroom-based training, customized for your school or district. Activities will revolve around LEAF's K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide. For more information, go to this link.

School Grounds Workshop or In-Service: Let us help your staff learn how to engage your students by using the teaching environment that is waiting just outside your school door! Fully customizable professional development. For more information, go to this link.

School Forest Workshop or In-Service: Learn how to maximize your school forest as a teaching and learning tool. Training can be customized to fit the needs of your school or district. For more information, go to this link.

Project Learning Tree Workshop: Training in PLT's Environmental Education Activity Guide can be customized for your next staff professional development day. For more information, go to this link.

Increasing Student Engagement and Literacy Skills through Energy Workshop or In-Service: KEEP staff can come to you for an energy-focused training, customized for your school or district. Lessons explored will come from KEEP's K-12 Energy Education Activity Guide. For more information, go to this link.

Energize Your Curriculum with Renewable Energy Workshop or In-Service: Professional development to help your staff use KEEP's Doable Renewables Activity Guide for teaching about energy. Training can be customized to fit the needs of your school or district. For more information, go to this link.

Utilizing the School Building as a Teaching Tool: Investigations in Energy Efficiency Workshop or In-Service: Learn how to use your school building as an engaging tool for teaching about the real-world concepts of energy and energy efficiency. Fully customizable for your school or district. For more information, go to this link.

Place-based Learning: Engaging Students in Sustainability: Learn how to use your building and surrounding community as an extension of your classroom. An emphasis will be on unique features at your specific site to make learning relevant. For more information, go to this link.

 

On Demand

Project Learning Tree Early Childhood Training - Online: Training in PLT's Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood that can be completed whenever and wherever is convenient to you. For more information, go to this link.

Project Learning Tree K-8 Training - Online: Training in PLTs Environmental Education Activity Guide that can be completed on your own time, at your convenience. For more information, go to this link.