Advanced Teacher Training

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Join Ecosource and York University for our FREE
Advanced Teacher Training Certification Program

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Thanks to the support from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Ecosource and York University are partnering to bring you a newly updated Advanced Teacher training program! The Approaches to Sustainability Education Teacher Certification Program provides the tools to empower elementary and secondary school teachers to implement sustainability education and active citizenship in their school communities.


The program consists of live, interactive online learning sessions for educators and is led by Ecosource, York University professors, and other guest speakers. Each session will run up to 2 hours and take place on weekday evenings. Participants are eligible to receive a certificate of recognition issued by Ecosource and York University upon the completion of 4 or more of the 8 offerings below:

FEB. 2021: Food Systems & Gardening for the Curriculum
Nature Play & Fostering Outdoor Connection

MAR 2021: Reconciliation & Land-Based Learning in Our Schools
Grant-Writing & Fundraising for Environmental Projects

APR 2021: Action Planning for Impactful Eco Initiatives
Where Environmentalism Meets Social Justice

MAY 2021: Virtual Knowledge Exchange Gathering
Climate Change & Inspiring Youth Action

Please note that the Advanced Teacher Training offerings are intended for teachers. If you are not an in-service or pre-service teacher, please contact us at

Apply to win $2,000 for your school’s Environmental Action Project!
Applications open in Jan 2021.

To register and be notified of module registration openings, please fill out the form below: 

    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. To learn more about the program, please email