Advanced Teacher Training

Educating for Sustainability Certificates

Join Ecosource and York University for one or more of our 2-day learning modules

Thanks to support from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Ecosource and York University are partnering for the ninth year to bring you a newly updated Advanced Teacher Training Program! With new modules developed for 2019, we are excited to provide hands-on learning and professional development to selected educators interested in the latest tools and strategies for environmental education. Please note this year’s modules have finished. Stay tuned next year for upcoming modules.

MODULE DATES ($20 fee applies per module)

MODULE 1: Food Systems and Gardening for the Curriculum (10am – 3pm)
Sat. Feb. 9th (Ecosource office – 5070 Fairwind Dr., Mississauga)
Sat. Feb. 23rd (York University)

MODULE 2: Water, Green Infrastructure and Environmental Campaigns (10am – 3pm)
Sat. Mar. 2nd (York University)
Sat. Mar. 23rd (Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives – 9 Wellington St. East, Brampton)

MODULE 3: Nature Play and Fostering Outdoor Connection (10am – 3pm)
Sat. Apr. 13th and Sat. Apr. 27th (York University)

MODULE 4: Land-Based Learning and Truth & Reconciliation (10am – 3pm)
Sat. May 11th and Sat. May 25th (York University)

Participation in the modules will give you:

  • Two days of hands-on workshops and field trips per learning module
  • Ready-to-use tools, resources and lesson plans that you can start using in your classroom right away
  • Instruction on writing grants for environmental projects
  • Certificate of Recognition issued by York University
  • Ideas and points towards EcoSchool Certification

For any inquiries about the program, please email

Please note that the Advanced Teacher Training modules are intended for teachers. If you are not an in-service or pre-service teacher, please contact us at 905-274-6222 ext. 300 or email before completing your registration.

We thank TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for funding these educational opportunities for teachers in Ontario. Thank you to York University, our strategic partner, for collaboratively delivering this program.