What happens at a PLT workshop?

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Facilitated by: DNR volunteer facilitators and natural resource professionals.
Length: Varies depending on content. Maybe 2 hours to 2 days.
Location: Various educational facilities, indoors and outdoors.
Agenda: Early Childhood or K-8 Agenda

PLT Instructs Teachers About Nature - A 3-minute video about a PLT workshop experience

What you will get

  • PLT activity guide (varies). Educators must attend a workshop to get the activity guide.
  • A certificate for continuing education units (CEUs)
  • Specialized, interactive, hands-on instruction. Read testimonials.
  • Some workshops may provide optional graduate credit. Graduate credit requires 12 hours of workshop time and homework.

What to bring

  • Reusable coffee mug
  • Water bottle
  • Large, empty book bag to collect workshop items

What to wear

Going outside is a hallmark of PLT workshops! Be prepared to learn outdoors.

  • Winter: Dress in layers—long-sleeved top, fleece, overcoat. Wear a HAT, mittens or heavy gloves, pants that repel wind and or water, and warm boots.
  • Summer: Bring bug spray and wear sunscreen. If it's raining, wear a rain poncho.

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