DEEP: Environmental Education Workshops

Educator Workshops

Educator workshops are available for all to attend.  Formal and informal educators for all grade levels are invited to participate by attending a Scheduled workshop offered year round and throughout Connecticut.  To see what dates, topics , and locations have been planned, select the tab above for upcoming educator workshops.
What do the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Environmental Education Workshops provide?
  • {Geology Workshop photo} Award-winning environmental curriculum materials designed for teachers and other educators working with students in pre-K through grade 12. 
  • Hands-on, instructionally sound, easy-to-use and fun activities which are ideal for teaching science, math, social studies, language arts, physical education, health, art and music.
  • Materials that have been designed for diverse teaching and learning styles and are extensively tested and evaluated on an on-going basis.
  • Effective methods for teaching problem solving and decision-making; teaching students how to think, not what to think.
  • An international network of students, teachers, parents, community leaders, educational administrators, resource agencies and conservation groups.

How do you receive the materials, as well as practical hands-on training?

  • Activity guides for each of the programs are provided, {Owl Pellet Activity} free of charge, only to participants of the workshops.
  • Each workshop is approximately 5 hours in length and can be scheduled in one or two sessions.
  • Individuals can attend a workshop at various times and locations throughout the state.
  • Workshops (with a minimum of twelve participants) can be arranged for your school or organization.
  • Cost:  Most full-day workshops are $40 per participant.  Discounts are provided when two or more individuals attend from the same school or organization. 

How do you register for a teacher workshop?

  • Choose from any of the currently scheduled workshops and register online
  • Contact one of the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's environmental education facilities to inquire about their upcoming workshops:

Kellogg Environmental Center & Osborne Homestead Museum
Derby, CT
(203) 734-2513
Email: Susan Quincy

Goodwin Conservation Center
Hampton, CT
(860) 455-9534

Educator Workshop Curricula

Content Last Updated October 18, 2017