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Connecting Schools and Communities

Teton Science Schools serves current and aspiring educators through a range of professional development opportunities. From an afternoon workshop to our year-long graduate program, our programs are designed to support the development of educators wherever they are in their place-based journey. Our programs are a combination of educational theory, practical applications, innovative leadership strategies, and mentorship.

Whether you take a course with us in the field or online, you will be guided by a passionate place-based educator invested in your professional growth. Because when learning is connected to place, we believe it leads to deeper understanding and the type of experiences that can change your world.

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Our Impact With Educators


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"The Teton Science Schools experience gave teachers not only knowledge and skills, but more importantly, the confidence to adopt place-based learning as a fundamental approach to their teaching practice and a growing aspect of our overall campus culture."
Trevor Hance, Laurel Mountain Elementary School, Austin, TX

The Value of Place-Based Education Professional Development

How to Engage with Us

Workshops, Courses & Consulting

We offer online professional development opportunities for aspiring and current educators. All of our online courses are developed for educators by educators–whether you are a graduate student or a veteran teacher, our online courses are designed to meet you where you are in your place-based education journey. Gain practical skills through our on-demand webinars, join us for a virtual workshop or event, or take a deeper dive into place-based education with our multi-week virtual courses!

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At Our Campus

We offer 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.

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At Your School

We partner with schools to provide consulting to faculty and staff in your school. We offer one day, two-day, four-day and custom place-based trainings to help you bring place-based education to your students and community. An introductory one-hour place-based education webinar is also available to schools who would like to learn the basics.

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Whole School Model

Through our Place Network, we offer virtual consulting, tools and structures and on-site coaching and strategy sessions to support schools looking to build and launch with a place-based education approach as well as school interested in transforming their existing structures.

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