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Courses and Training

Make the Grade

To apply as a Maryland Green School, one of the objectives requires professional development for 10% of the teaching staff (objective 1.2.2). Throughout the year, MAEOE offers courses and training to help meet this requirement.

PLT's Carbon and Climate

  • Course Description

    Perhaps more than any other environmental issue, the topic of Climate Change challenges teachers to accurately convey data, navigate assumptions, and engage critical-thinking skills. The Project Learning Tree's Carbon & Climate E-Unit provides activities  and resources to help educators meet these challenges by introducing students to some of the complex issues involved in climate change.

    This 3 hour long course will give educators the information and  resources necessary to communicate carbon and climate issues through hands-on and engaging activities that help teach students how – not what – to think about the environment and their place within it. They also make teaching and learning fun. The unit is align with NGSS standards. Educators will participate in lessons from the Project Learning Tree Carbon and Climate e-unit which is designed for students in grades 6-8.

    Please note, this course will count for PD credit on the MAEOE MD Green School Application. 

  • Date and Location

    November 18th, 9:30-12:30: Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center, Nanjemoy, MD 

    December 12th, 4:30-7:30: Ward Museum, Salisbury, MD

  • Cost

    Member—$25

    Non-Member—$35

     


MAEOE MD Green School Application Information Sessions

  • Course Description

    Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education is excited for the 2017-2018 Green Schools program! These information sessions will provide an introduction and overview of the Maryland Green Schools program and the application process. You will also be provided with examples of successful applications and tips to take back to your school. If you are planning on submitting an application to become a new Maryland Green School, this session is important. If you recertified or certified during the 2013-2014 school year, your school is scheduled to recertify this coming year. We will go through the application which has had several updates in the last 4 years, and we will share new examples that can help you to successfully organize and present your application.

    This is not eligible for PD credit on the MAEOE MD Green School Application, Objective 1.2.

    Note: Webinar information will be emailed to participants.

  • Date and Location

    In person: 

    Date: January 3rd, 4:30-7:30

    MAEOE Office, 10015 Old Columbia Road, B-215, Columbia MD 21046

    Webinar:

    Date: December 7th, 3:30-5:30

    Note: Webinar information will be emailed to participants.


  • Cost

    Members—$10

    Non-members—$15


How to Make a Weebly Webinar

Want to make a weebly or prezi and do not know how to use the program? This webinar will go through the different programs and how to set up your application. There is no cost for this webinar. 

December 13th, 4:00-5:00, webinar information will be emailed to registered participants. 

 Register here.

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