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Teacher Workshops

Teacher Workshops Overview

"Education is improving the lives of others for leaving your community and world better than you found it." - Marian Wright Edelman

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Join McDowell Educational Programs for a day or a weekend throughout the year at one of our many teacher workshops. Many of our teacher workshops meet the criteria and are approved for AMSTI & Powerschool Credits and are TEAMS approved. These high quality PD opportunities are a great way to visit McDowell, connect with other educators, and earn your continuing education credits. Whether you need the credits, or you just want to expand your curriculum by picking up some new and fun ideas for your classroom, you will find what you need at a McDowell Teacher Workshop! Check out the sessions below. Email Meredith at mecdirector@campmcdowell.org with questions.


Teachers Day Out (April 9, 2024)

Earn 6 Hours of ASMTI (teams approved) credit hours as we explore all that McDowell Educational Programs have to offer. Spend a morning at McDowell Farm School and learn about bringing farm education to your classroom. Spend the afternoon with McDowell Environmental Center as we explore our forests and learn new activities for students. Registration coming soon.

Register Here!

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Growing Your Classroom Garden (May 19-20, 2024)

Want to build a classroom garden or revamp a preexisting garden space? Do you need fresh ideas connecting gardening activities to classroom standards? Join us at the McDowell Farm School for a two day PD! Earn 12 hours of AMSTI credits as you enjoy crop planning, building a raised bed, tips on soil building and composting, and so much more.

Register Here!

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Teacher Advisory Board (June 16-17, 2024)

We want to show our appreciation for teachers and hear your feedback this summer during our Teacher Advisory Board Meeting at Camp McDowell. Come spend a day with us exploring and enjoying camp, discussing ways to improve our educational programs, and getting professional credit along the way. Even if you've never brought a group here, your feedback and ideas are welcome. Bring your teacher friends so that they can see the magic of McDowell too!

Email mecdirector@campmcdowell.org with questions.