The Teacher Learning Center offers a wide array of professional development opportunities designed for teachers and administrators in public and independent schools. Summer workshops include opportunities to explore place-based learning, gain leadership skills, learn more about teaching current topics including climate change, and work with well-known national and international speakers. Past facilitators have included Mel Levine, Michael Thompson, JoAnn Deak, Roland Barth and David Mallery.
List of workshops occurring in the next year starting on Sep. 29, 2016
Monday Aug 1, 2016 - Monday Jul 31, 2017
Teton Science Schools is offering a professional development program focused on place-based education while schools visit for Field Education programs. The Introduction to Place-Based Education program includes an evening program, a day of observation...
Oct 27-30, 2016
Apr 6-9, 2017
How does the place where you teach influence your curriculum? What tools can be used to connect students to place? Participants will explore these topics while hiking
Thursday Nov 10, 2016 from 6:30P to 8:30P
This 2 hour workshop is designed to support teachers who have begun or are interesting in beginning a practice of documentation. Documenting childrens work supports our deepening understanding of what young children are capable of and provides a platfo...
Thursday Feb 23, 2017 from 6:30P to 8:30P
This 2 hour workshop will provide teachers hands-on experience with open-ended art studio materials used in the Reggio-Emilia inspired classroom. How do clay, collage, weaving and wood provide a language for children? How does process-focused art crea...
Friday Apr 14, 2017 from 6:30P to 3:00P
Children need time in nature! This Friday evening and Saturday workshop will provide teachers with the practical skills and the philosophical knowledge needed to connect children to the outdoors. Participants will learn how to prepare and plan for mea...