Professional Development for Educators and Youth Leaders
N.H. Fish and Game has variety of offerings that will help upgrade your conservation and science knowledge and skills as well as ideas on how to integrate the environment as a context for learning in all subjects and how to provide authentic outdoor learning experience for your students. To find workshops, or if you want to schedule a workshop, click on the professional development activities listed below.
Growing Up WILD
Full of great ideas for introducing young learners, ages 3-7, to nature and the outdoors.
Kindergarten through High School
Project WILD and WILD Aquatic - Educators, K-12, get the attention of your students by integrating wildlife into your lessons and programs.
Field Investigations - Learn how to engage your students in exploring, observing and investigating the natural world.
Summer Teacher Workshops - Immerse yourself in learning by attending summer sessions focusing on a variety of topics including GIS, watersheds, field investigations, building science literacy and exploring schoolyards. Click here for brochure about the four sessions listed below:
- Spatial Institute - June 25-27, 2013
- Intermediate Institute - July 9-11, 2013
- Watershed Ecology Institute (WEI) Intro to GIS - July 19, 22-26, 2013 (Hopkinton Middle/High School). Click here for flyer.
- Advanced Institute July 22-24, 2013
Below Zero - Instead of feeling the winter blahs, introduce your K-12 students to the basics of winter ecology with the help of a variety of fun activities
Resource materials for educators
Middle and High School
Watershed Education Program (WEP) - A free Middle and High School program which provides students the opportunity to pursue Citizen Scientist studies of the aquatic ecosystems in their own watershed.
Furbearer Fundamentals - Use this unique curriculum to integrate middle school science and social studies.
Conferences and Exhibits
Teachers - visit us at your professional conference! Conferences will be listed here as they become available.