Environmental & Energy Professional Development (PD) Opportunities for Teachers in Alberta

 

Upcoming Environmental & Energy Education PD for Teachers in Alberta 2018-2019 (Must Register)

 

Year-Round Environmental & Energy Education PD for Teachers in Alberta (Upon Request)

  • Alberta Parks, Kananaskis Country: Canmore, Calgary & Area - Variety of topics, including climate change, outdoor learning, & inquiry

  • Alberta Tomorrow: Cochrane, Calgary & Area - Using Alberta Tomorrow in the classroom & curricular connections (Alberta Tomorrow is an online simulator to explore resources now and in the future). Contact Jennifer Janzen to request a workshop (year-round): jjanzen@albertatomorrow.ca]
  • CPAWS Southern Alberta: Calgary & Area - Topics range across all teachable grades and focus on outdoor experiences, action projects, and wildlife.
  • The Edmonton Waste Management Centre: Edmonton & Area - The Centre can visit your school on a PD day and talk about recycling, reusing, composting, or anything waste related.
  • Ghost Bear Institute: Calgary & Area - Educator field trips for groups of staff or individuals. Structured based on teachers needs and include guided hikes to the Rocky Mountains. 
  • Green Calgary: Calgary & Area - Inquiry Based Learning in Environmental Education, Digital Learning for Environmental Education, and the option to tailor workshops to teacher needs, including climate, energy, and the 3 Rs. Email education@greencalgary.org to book.
  • GreenLearning: Calgary & Edmonton, with online training for others - Workshops that focus on bringing GreenLearning programs into the classroom and strategies for engaging and empowering students to take positive actions.
  • Canmore Forest Play: Canmore & Banff - Nature-based education and forest play.
  • PEEL Program: Calgary & Area - Supporting teachers in climate change and energy education.

 

Additional Environmental Education Adult Workshop Providers in Alberta (May Serve as Teacher PD Upon Request)

“Schools should prepare us for the future, not the past. The future of the world will be built on sustainability. If we learn what sustainable technologies are available when we are in school, we will be able to help shape the future of global sustainability when we graduate.” 

- Quinn, student at Jasper Place high school in Edmonton