Workshops and Professional Learning

The Center has the expertise and statewide reputation for quality in designing and conducting 1-day teacher workshops and 5-day teacher institutes at Michigan Tech University and statewide on any topic, in partnership with MTU faculty.

Current Teacher Workshops

Detroit Water Stewardship Tchr Recruitment Flyer 2017-2018 School Year(7)_Page_2

Creating Great Lakes Stewards to Promote Clean Water & Healthy Urban Watersheds in Detroit

Gr. 6-8 Teachers in Detroit Schools Are Invited to Participate in a One-Year Water Education Teacher PD & Field Trip Program

5 Teacher Workshops

Register Online at Registration: Urban Water Stewards 

For application deadlines and more information please click on the Flyer above or contatct

Joan Chadde, Project Director at Phone:  906.487.3341   Email:

 Ideating Workshop Part II : Design Thinking 

Wednesday, February 27th
Time: 4:30- 7:00 pm
Location: Alley Makerspace at MTU- MUB
This workshop will guide educators and their students to relaim their “creative confidence”          Presenter: Mary Raber,
Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, Pavlis Honors College,

Director of Global Leadership
Co-Director of the Innovaon Center for Entrepreneurship
Michigan Technological University
Credit: 4 SCECHs pending
Sign up:                                                                       CCISD participants:

GOISD Participants:                      and peer to the CCISD

Questions? Call 487-3341
Joan Chadde

Community Agriculture & School Gardens
For K – 8 Educators                                        Thursday, March 7th, 4:30 – 8:00 pm @ GLRC 104
Presenters:                                                Abbey Palmer                                        North Farm Education Coordinator
MSU – Chatham                                         Joan Chadde,
MTU Center for Science and Environmental Outreach            Cost: FREE Credit: 3 SCECHs
Sign up by clicking: Register
Questions? Call 487-3341
Joan Chadde

     Growing Up Wild           
For early childhood educators of children ages 3-7             Friday, April 12th                8:30 am – 3:15 pm @ Nara Nature Center

Growing Up WiLD & Project Learning Tree-Early Childhood builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them through a variety of activities and
experiences. All participants will receive a copy of Growing Up Wild 128-page activity guide with 27 multi-disciplinary activities and the Project Learning Tree Early Childhood Guide.              Presenters: Robert Wild, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Chief of Interpretation
Joan Chadde, Lloyd Wescoat, and Brian Doughty,
MTU Center for Science & Environmental Outreach    Cost: $40 per participant (no charge to LSSI schools) includes lunch and book. Credit: 6 SCECHs                  Sign Up:
CCISD Teachers:
GOISD Teachers:
and peer to the CCISD Teachers