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Upcoming PLT Workshops

Key Contact

Renee Strnad
NC Project Learning Tree Coordinator

4225 Jordan Hall II
NCSU Campus
Fax: 919-515-6883

To receive the PLT activity guides, educators must attend a professional development workshop. The materials are not for sale. During a PLT workshop workshop, participants will:

  • Participate in hands-on PLT activities, both indoors and out
  • Expand knowledge our natural and built environments, and our human connections to natural resources
  • Enhance teaching skills
  • Plan ways to use PLT activities to accomplish curricular goals
  • Receive PLT activity guide free of charge
  • Obtain teacher renewal or NC EE Certification credit

PLT workshops are open for any educators, and many of the activities can easily be modified for any age group. PLT workshops and the materials are also great for those involved with youth groups, scouting, homeschool educators, and parents! Others attending your PLT workshop may include state park rangers, local teachers, 4-H agents and volunteer leaders, forest rangers, YMCA educators, homeschool parents, and natural resource professionals.

To register for any of the workshops listed below, please email or call the contact person listed. Pre-registration and a commitment to attend is required for all workshops. Unless stated, all workshops are provided free of charge.

The Next Event

Apr 22, 2014
9:00 AM
Statesville, NC

Project Learning Tree K-12 Workshop (10 Hour)

Project Learning Tree K-12 Workshop
April 22 & 23, 2014 (both days required)
9am - 3:30pm and 9am - 1pm
Allison Woods Foundation
Statesville, NC

To Register:  Contact Selena Goodin or 704-873-5976
Registration closes on April 18, 2014

This workshop will cover the PLT PreK-8 Guide, and the secondary module, Focus on Forests.  There is a $10 registration fee being collected by the Allison Woods Foundation to cover some materials cost.

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is a cross-cutting environmental education program designed for educators of ANY background.  The hands-on activities facilitate the exploration of topics including communication, economics, energy and fuels, geology, government, history, recycling, transportation, watersheds, wildlife, and much more! Participants will learn about the curriculum materials through direct engagement led by trained facilitators throughout the workshop.

Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM?  The PLT activity guide covers it all!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies).  CEU renewal credits are available and this workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the North Carolina EE Certification Program. 

Please pre-register and make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone.  We ask that you please cancel registration in a timely manner if you cannot attend so someone else may take your place in this professional development workshop.

Coming Soon

Project Learning Tree PreK-8 Workshop
When : Apr 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Where : Montreat, NC
[More Info]
PLT Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood
When : May 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Where : Browns Summit, NC
[More Info]

Future Events