Education Programs - Envirothon
Envirothon School for Advisors and Teachers
The Envirothon School for Advisors and Teachers is an opportunity to participate in specialized training for Envirothon team advisors and teachers while also earning credit toward teacher CEUs or the NC Environmental Education Certification. For more information about the Envirothon, please check the link to the left.
WORKSHOP: July 11-15, 2016
REGISTRATION Deadline: June 15th, 2016
If you are interested in helping students to develop leadership skills while become environmentally aware citizens through curriculum and competitions, this is the workshop for you; please click the links to the right to access the registration sign up form. Workshop cost is $85 for all five workshops, or $20 per workshop day.
FORESTRY: Monday, July 11, 11am - 5pm
Instructors: Andy Miller, Davidson Soil & Water Conservation District; Amy Kinsella, Holmes State Educational Forest; Jennifer Roach, NC State Forester. Explore tree identification, insects, diseases and forest management, among other forestry related topics.
WILDLIFE: Tuesday, July 12, 9am - 5pm
Instructors: Ann May, Wildlife Resource Commission Educator. Get a chance to do out-of-this world animal identification along with wildlife habitat and ecological principles.
SOILS: Wednesday, July 13, 9am - 5pm, optional dinner session on Oral Presentation
Instructors: Richard Hayes, Professional Soil Scientist. Gain a better understanding of basic soil properties with this popular workshop. . Stay a bit later, enjoy supper, and get an overview of the Envirothon Oral Presentation component.
AQUATICS I: Thursday, July 14, 9am - 5pm
Instructors: Dr. Janet McFall, Elon University. Explore the world of water quality, water quantity and invasive species.
AQUATICS II: Friday, July 15, 10am - 4pm
Instructors: Educator, Eno River State Park. Get into the river to learn about macro invertebrates first hand.
Please contact Sandra Weitzel (firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.715-6680) with questions or for more details.