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Teacher Training

Cryoconn teacher workshop The Alaska Department of Fish & Game offers hands-on training opportunities to educators, both formal and non-formal. Some courses help you teach about wildlife using critical thinking and problem solving skills while others focus on outdoor skills. Continuing education credits are available from several state Universities and Community Colleges. For more information, visit our class calendar or contact an ADF&G education specialist in your region. You can also sign up for our list-serv to have information about upcoming teacher workshops delivered to your e-mail.

  • Alaska Wildlife Curriculum:
    Get training in how to teach K-12 students about Alaska’s wildlife, ecology and resource conservation.
  • Project WILD:
    This national award-winning conservation and environmental education curricula emphasizes wildlife and is designed for Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade students.
  • NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program):
    This popular archery program is integrated into a school’s physical education program.
  • Basic Hunter Education:
    Become involved in ADF&G’s Hunter Education and Training Program (HIT) and teach others.
  • Beyond Wild Workshops:
    These workshops concentrate on background content of a particular theme with guest speakers, participation in research or a number of other unique opportunities. Teachers leave with more in-depth understanding and knowledge of various subjects. Field investigations and place-based learning activities are demonstrated to help teachers engage their students and connect them with the natural world. Participants receive teaching resources including curriculum and other materials as part of the workshop materials fee. Themes are always changing so check out the ADF&G education webpage for a complete list of Beyond Wild Workshops.