PD that meets your needs wherever you are

Have fun, earn credit, recharge your teacher battery and leave with terrific activities to use with your students  

Like you, Idaho PLT is working hard to adapt to the evolving learning landscape. We provide high quality resources and opportunities to help you succeed.  Earn university recertification credits or STARS hours or  simply take a short training and get outstanding materials you can use right away.  Whatever fits your needs, rest assured these trainings and resources are award-winning and aligned with Idaho Content Standards.  Questions: E-Mail plt@idahoforest.org.  

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Learn and Teach About Idaho Natural Resources – October 20-November 17, 2020.   Virtual class. 1 optional university recertification credit available.

NEW!  Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers – Oct 24-Nov 21, 2020.   Virtual class. 1 optional university recertification credit available.

Idaho Ecosystems with WILD, WET & PLT  – Nov. 5 – Dec. 1, 2020.  Virtual class. 1 optional university recertification credit available.

PreK-8th Grade Environmental Education Activity Guide  Sign-up and complete the course anytime. Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood  Sign up for and complete the course anytime.  Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

Treemendous Science E-Unit for K-2nd grades – Sign up for and complete the course anytime. Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

Energy in Ecosystems E-Unit for 3rd-5th grades Sign up for and complete the course anytime. Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

Carbon & Climate E-Unit for 6th-8th Grades – Sign up and complete the course anytime.  4-hour online training. Not for university credit.

GreenSchools Online Course – Sign up and complete the course anytime.  6-hour online training.  Not for university credit.

 

PAST AND FUTURE WORKSHOPS

PROJECT GREEN SUMMIT- Postponed

Join fellow educators and resource providers to share and learn strategies for using the outdoor classroom. Also addressed: the unique challenges faced by rural and remote school districts. An optional third day is a hands-on Forest Field Day with PLT and Society of American Foresters. 1-2 PD credits available. 

POSTPONED to June 2021 

 

SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY TOUR  

If you’re a teacher or school counselor of students in 6th-12th grades, please apply to attend the Sustainable Forestry Tour – a VIP experience in the forests and mills of northern Idaho. This event has been postponed to June 2021, but you are encouraged to apply for future tour opportunities

 

PLT TALK TRASH

Explore where stuff comes from, where it ends up, and what happens to it in between. Reduce, reuse, recycle and more!

 

 

PLT FOCUS ON EARLY CHILDHOOD

Engage in nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play. Plan to incorporate this into your work with young learners.

 

 

FOCUS ON LITERACY

Dive into PLT activities and children’s literature in this engaging, multidisciplinary workshop. Leave class with a unit you build yourself, which will address multiple content standards and skills. Result: Happy learning experiences for both you and your students!