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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

Jul 28, 2014
9:00 AM
Bahama, NC

Project Learning Tree Early Childhood Workshop

PLT Early Childhood Workshop

July 28, 2014
9am - 3:30pm
Bahama Volunteer Fire Department
Bahama, NC (northern Durham County)

To Register: Lisa Marochak  919-560-0558
Registration Deadline: July 22, 2014

Cost: $20 for the PLT Workshop, or $70 for the week of workshops (information below)

This workshop is part of a week-long series of workshops hosted by Durham County Soil & Water Conservation District and other partners.  This workshop will cover the PLT Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood and the PreK-8 Curriculum Guides.  Participants will receive copies of both.  The workshop costs $20, however the activity guides are provided free of charge from the NC Forestry Association.  To learn more about the full week of workshops provided, please contact Lisa.

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an interdisciplinary 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 materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities 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 EE Certification Program.

Please pre-register and make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. Please cancel in a timely manner if you cannot attend so someone else may take your place in the workshop.



Coming Soon

Project Learning Tree PreK-8 Workshop
When : Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Where : Belmont, NC
[More Info]
Project Learning Tree PreK-8 Workshop
When : Sep 6, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Where : Fuquay-Varina, NC
[More Info]

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