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STEM Ed Announcement: Project WET Teacher Workshop

This is not UMass Amherst program.
 Contact information is below.
 		    Project WET Teacher Workshop 			 											
 Saturday, October 26, 2013  8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 For:  1st to 8th grade teachers & non-formal educators
 Cost:  $20.00 
 Location:  DCR - Water Supply Regional Office
 	      180 Beaman St. (Route 140)
 	      West Boylston, MA 01583
 Facilitator:  Jim Lafley, Education Program Coordinator for the Department
 of Conservation and Recreation at Wachusett Reservoir in West Boylston, will
 be offering this Project WET teacher workshop.  Jim has been providing
 education programs and educator workshops at DCR for the last 25 years.  He
 has a degree in environmental education and is a certified teacher in
 Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is a state-sponsored, national
 program of water related activities for teachers to use in conjunction with
 their current curriculum.  The activities are correlated to the
 Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, are interdisciplinary, are "hands-on"
 for actively engaging learners and are easily integrated into units on
 water, weather, pollution, ecosystems and the environment.  The activities
 are designed to supplement and enhance a teacher's current curriculum.  
 Participants will receive the 515 page Activity Guide containing over 90
 activities and can receive 6 to 10 hours toward professional development
 after completing the workshop requirements.  
 The workshop will take place both indoors and outdoors so please dress
 Morning refreshments will be provided. Please bring a lunch as there are no
 options for food in or near the facility.
 If you liked either Project WILD or Project Learning Tree you will love
 Project WET!
 Contact Jim with questions or to register for the workshop at:  
 Jim.Lafley@state.ma.us    or 508-792-7423 x 231

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