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The Forest for Every Classroom program provides 11 days of professional development that immerses teachers in Place Based Education and the inclusion of Service Learning projects in their classroom curriculum. The workshop takes place through 5 overnight sessions around the Missoula area. Teachers leave the program with stronger natural and cultural history understanding, connections to local professionals and educational organizations, new resources for classroom use, and memories of truly unique experiences. Teachers will design a place based education curriculum and service learning project with guidance through the course.
April 26-27, 2013
June 20-21, 2013
June 24-26, 2013
September 20-21, 2013
January 24-25, 2014
(Full day programs, see website for details)
All programs start and end at the Montana Natural History Center
120 Hickory St.
Missoula, Mt 59801
Programs will take place in the Alberton Gorge area, the Blackfoot Valley, the Bitterroot Valley, on Seeley Lake and at Lubrecht Experimental Forest.
$100 refundable deposit. All lodging, transportation from Missoula and most food is provided. Up to 88 hours OPI renewal and 5 UM Graduate credits