Put the Arctic Blast in the Past . . . Think Summer with Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District’s Teacher Workshop

This summer the Geauga and Portage Soil and Water Conservation Districts are offering a unique and affordable workshop for teachers!  Welcoming educators of all grades and disciplines, this workshop provides valuable training along with graduate credits through Ashland University.  Join us and learn new ways to meet content standards through engaging lessons, outdoor experiences, and real-world applications. 

The Advanced Wonders of Watersheds, Monday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 26th is an intensive 3-day program at Old Woman Creek National Estuary in Huron, Ohio.  This once-in-a-lifetime experience includes scientific investigations, activities, and the unique opportunity to collect research data on Lake Erie with the United States Geological Survey Lake Erie Biological Station.  Participants receive Healthy Water Healthy PeopleThe Wonders of WetlandsAquatic WILD, and Teachers on the Estuary (T.O.T.E.) curriculum guides.  One to three graduate credits are available.  This workshop provides investigations of increasingly important water quality and land use issues.  Rejuvenate your routine, gain new skills, and treat yourself to an academic adventure this summer!  Only 10 teachers will be accepted and those teaching in Geauga or Portage Counties will be given first priority.  Potential scholarship funding is available!  For more information visit geaugaswcd.com or contact Gail Prunty at gprunty@geaugaswcd.com or 440-834-1122.  Don’t delay… Registration deadline is May 31st!

Photo Courtesy of the Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District

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