A New Online Professional Learning Series for Educators

Teachers and non-formal educators are invited to return to the classroom with a new online professional learning opportunity from EGLE Classroom called EnviroSchool.

The EnviroSchool webinar series gives educators the opportunity to learn directly from EGLE staff about their areas of expertise and their daily work to protect our environment.

“EnviroSchool will allow Michigan educators to interact directly with environmental professionals on the issues they teach in the classroom,” said Eileen Boekestein, environmental education coordinator at EGLE. “It gives teachers real-world information that makes environmental science more relevant and learning opportunities richer for students.”

The EnviroSchool Learning Series will take place monthly from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., beginning September 21. Each online session will include a presentation from EGLE program staff, plenty of time for questions and answers, and educational resources for educators to take back to their classrooms. . Participants must be willing to actively participate.

Registration for the first three sessions is open now on the EnviroSchool website.

All webinars will be recorded and posted to the EGLE classroom. Educators who attend live online will be eligible to receive 1.5 SCECH. (SCECHs are not available for viewing recordings.)

September 21, 2022, 4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tap into the urban water cycle to learn how water is protected from source to well

October 18, 2022, 4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Dive into learning from 50 years of water quality improvements under the Clean Water Act

November 17, 2022, 4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
What is Underground? An Adventure in the Applied Earth Sciences and “Economic Geology” of Michigan’s Two Peninsulas

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