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2017 Rivers Institutes featuring Waters to the Sea®

by MnSTA, posted on 7:45 AM, April 20, 2017
A FREE, three day field-based professional development opportunity for educators.

Hamline University

2017 Rivers Institutes featuring Waters to the Sea®Dear Educator

2017 Rivers Institutes featuring Waters to the Sea®

Dear Educator,

Join us this summer, as Hamline University's Center for Global Environmental Education (CGEE) presents its acclaimed Rivers Institutes, a FREE, three day field-based professional development opportunity for educators.

St. Croix River Institute
June 26-28, 2017 (Monday-Wednesday)

Mississippi River Institute
July 24-26, 2017 (Monday-Wednesday)

The Rivers Institutes are designed to increase teachers' science content knowledge and investigation skills, and help area educators translate their professional experiences into meaningful, engaging classroom investigations.

Both institutes include:

  • Three full days of experiential instruction and lunches,
  • The Waters to the Sea® multimedia tool,
  • 21 CEUs,
  • The option to purchase two graduate credits at a reduced rate of $179/credit.
  • The opportunity to be Project WET certified.

The focus for the institutes is on elementary and middle school classroom teachers, as well as teams of teachers. All educators are welcome to apply. A fully-refundable deposit of $50 is required to complete the registration process.

For more information and to apply online, please visit www.hamline.edu/cgee/riversinstitute. Contact Sara Robertson at srobertson01@hamline.edu with questions.