The Center for Global Environmental Education offers FREE professional development teacher institutes which are based on a philosophy of inquiry and field-based learning. We focus on science education through intense, real-life experiences. We celebrate education and help teachers in the classrooms feel engaged in the their environment.
The Center will offer the following FREE teacher professional development institutes in 2023:
St. Louis River and Estuary Institute | June 19-21 | Duluth, MN
Mississippi River Delta Institute | July 10-12 | New Orleans, LA
Mississippi River Institute | July 24-26 | Minneapolis and St Paul, MN
WaterWorks! A Drinking Water Institute | August 7-9 | Columbia Heights, MN
Floodplain Forest Inquiry
Watch our Rivers Institute YouTube videos to get a sense of how our educators engage in hands-on explorations of major river systems.
Virtual Mississippi River Institute | Tuesday evenings | January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7 | Online
Trinity River Institute | Texas
Science and Engineering Practices in Action | Anoka-Hennepin Area Teachers
BioTIC | Biotechnology and Microbiology for Teachers In the Classroom
TIMES | Teaching Inquiry-based Minnesota Earth Science
Sara Robertson, Program Administrator