York University-Ecosource Certificate Course

ADVANCED TEACHER TRAINING

APPROACHES TO EDUCATING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Join Ecosource & York University for four, 2-day Learning Modules

Are you interested in creating a vermicomposting system at your school? Do you want to learn more about growing food for your curriculum or how to build a solar oven? Do you want to understand Environmental Education Policies in Ontario or strategies to fundraise for a school environmental project?

For the seventh year, Ecosource and York University will be offering four unique professional development certificate courses focused on Environmental and Sustainability Education. The program will offer hands-on learning to selected educators interested in learning about the latest tools and strategies for environmental education.

Download the program poster here to share with interested teachers.

MODULE 1: Food Systems & Gardening for the Curriculum
Sat, Jan 14th, 10am-3pm, Meadowvale South Recreation Centre, 6600 Falconer Drive, Mississauga
Sat, Jan 28th, 10am-3pm, York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies

MODULE 2: Composting, Waste, and the Whole School Approach
Sat, Feb 4th, 10am-3pm, York University, TBD (in Toronto)
Sat, Feb 25th, 10am-3pm, York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies

MODULE 3: Ecosystems & Stewardship in School Communities
Sat, March 4th, 10am-3pm, TBD (in Toronto)
Sat, March 25th, 10am-3pm, York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies

MODULE 4: Water, Green Infrastructure and Environmental Campaigns
Sat, April 8th, 10am-3pm, York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies
Sat, April 22nd, 10am-3pm, York University, Faculty of Environmental Studies


2017_advanced-teacher-training-flyerCOURSE DETAILS

  • Tool kits, resources, and lesson plans
  • Instruction on writing grants for environmental projects
  • A Certificate of Recognition issued by York University
  • Ideas and points towards EcoSchool Certification
  • Two days of hands-on workshops and field trips per learning module

All teachers welcome! Apply to one or two modules. $20 registration fee per module applies.

To apply for one or more modules, fill out the form below.
For more information about the program, email teacheredREMOVE@ecosource.ca.


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