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.11; 4-6pm EST: Nature Play & Fostering Outdoor Connection
FEB. 23; 4-6pm EST: Food Systems & Gardening for the Curriculum
MAR. 9; 4-5:30pm EST: Grant-Writing & Fundraising for Environmental Projects
MAR. 25; 4-6pm EST: Reconciliation & Land-Based Learning in Our Schools
APR. 20; 4-6pm EST: Where Environmentalism Meets Social Justice
APR. 28; 4-6pm EST: Action Planning for Impactful Eco Initiatives
MAY 12; 4-6pm EST: Virtual Knowledge Exchange Gathering
MAY 26; 4-6pm EST: 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


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