NC-MSEN Professional Development Program
The NC-MSEN Professional Development Program is committed to providing high quality professional development programs in mathematics and science education that enhance teacher learning and support state and national educational guidelines. The Professional Development Program collaborates with local school districts and other programs to meet the needs of teachers in mathematics, science, and technology. Not only will teachers be able to obtain renewal credits for teacher licensure from the center, but it is the vision of the professional development center to offer future graduate courses for mathematics, science, and technology education programs.
Project Learning Tree Workshop
Winston-Salem State University
August 2, 2016
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fee: $20 for participants
The Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (CMSTE) wants to invite participants to a professional development workshop entitled “Project Learning Tree” on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 9a.m.-4p.m.. In this workshop, facilitated by the NC Project Learning Tree staff, the participants will expand their knowledge of natural and built environments, and our human connections to natural resources.
NC Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators working with students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. PLT is a program of the American Forest Foundation. The facilitators will share with the participants teaching strategies and interdisciplinary activities that would help them meet the goals and objectives outlined by North Carolina state standards. Each person will receive a book of standards based activities upon the completion of the workshop.
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 individuals such as state park rangers, local teachers, 4-H agents and volunteers, forest rangers, homeschool parents, natural resource professionals, and YMCA educators.
Participants can receive 0.6 teacher CEU’s, NC EE Certification credit, or SAF credits. The application and $20 registration fee made payable to (WSSU Foundation) can be returned to the WSSU CMSTE office.
Light continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for participants.