Advanced Teacher Training


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

For the eighth year, Ecosource and York University will be offering three unique professional development certificates focused on Environmental and Sustainability Education. The program provides hands-on learning to selected educators interested in the latest tools and strategies for environmental education. Activities include:

  • creating a vermicomposting system at your school
  • growing food for your curriculum
  • understanding Environmental Education Policies in Ontario
  • developing strategies to fundraise for a school environmental project

MODULE DATES ($20 fee applies per module)

MODULE 1: Food Systems and Gardening for the Curriculum (Sat. Feb. 10th and Sat. Mar. 3rd, 10am-3pm)
MODULE 2: Composting, Waste, and the Whole School Approach (Sat. Mar. 24th and Sat. Apr. 14th, 10am-3pm)
MODULE 3: Water, Green Infrastructure and Environmental Campaigns (Sat. May 5th and Sat. May 26th, 10am-3pm)


  • Tool kits, resources, and lesson plans
  • Instruction on writing grants for environmental projects
  • 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

Click here to register and purchase modules online. Password for event is “ecosource”.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.