DOEE Announces Free Wildlife-Focus Curriculum Training for District Educators!

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The District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) is excited to offer a unique (and free!) curriculum development opportunity for educators working in and around the District! This training will provide guidance on how to aid learners in developing environmental awareness and science literacy. Project WILD curriculum offers more than 80 wildlife-based activities, all of which include field investigation activities, STEM extensions, career components, and an outdoor focus. Sign up today, registration closes on July 29th!

What Is Project WILD?

Project WILD is a wildlife-focused conservation and environmental education program for K-12 educators and their students. The program’s goal is to develop awareness, knowledge, skills, and commitment resulting in informed decision making, responsible behavior, and constructive actions concerning wildlife and the environment.

How Does This Work?

Step 1: Register

Registration is limited to 25 District educators and open until July 29th. Upon receipt of application, DOEE staff will contact applicants to provide them an access code to the training resources.


Step 2: Complete Self-Guided Virtual Training

Upon receipt of the access code to the Project WILD self-guided virtual training materials, participants will have approximately 3 weeks (until August 16) to complete the online course work. Upon completion of the virtual training a confirmation will be sent to the participant and DOEE staff.

Step 3: Receive (FREE!) Physical Copy of Course Manual Upon confirmation of successful completion of the virtual training course, DOEE staff will contact each participant to invite them to receive their course manual. This is currently planned to be done via a drive-through pick up event on Tuesday August 17, 2021 from 5:30pm-7pm. 

Contact Kalie Johnson, Kalie.johnson202.440.2731

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