Calendar of Events
Educator Workshops

Eagle River

  • September 28 – February 22, 2020
    Learning Through the Seasons: Place based learning for early childhood
    September 28, 2019, November 23, 2019, February 22, 2020. Eagle River Nature Center, 32750 Eagle River Rd, Eagle River. Fun, fast paced and outdoors! Join us for the professional development opportunity especially for early childhood professionals, focusing on methods to integrate the natural world and wildlife in your classrooms. We’ll use the award winning Growing Up WILD and the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum. This is a ED 580 course through UAA for teacher recertification. You can attend all three sessions for the credit, although it is not required. There is a $50 registration fee. Register here: Contact: Brenda Duty 907-267-2216


  • October 10 – 12
    ADF&G / TASK Presentation
    ADF&G staff join with UAF TASK (Teacher Ambassadors Sharing Knowledge) team, teachers from NW Alaska and Hawaii to exchange history, culture and the landscapes that surround them. This is a closed professional development event. Contact: Brenda Duty 907-267-2216


  • October 2 – 5
    Ecology and Pedagogy of Place / Growing Up WILD
    Two professional development workshops. Growing up WILD for early childhood educators, teachers, care providers and parents are invited to learn how you can help give your ‘littles’ a leg up on science, early math, socio-emotional domains and more using wildlife as a theme. Ecology! This workshop is for K-12 educators of the Valdez area. Come learn how you can create relativity to your lessons using a multi-disciplinary approach. This is a very interactive and engaging workshop that will keep you moving and outside! Food webs, ecological relationships, carbon/nitrogen cycles and more! Review of kits and materials to add dimension to your lessons. Contact Brenda Duty registration forth coming.