Leading the Way in Environmental Education

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award-winning environmental education program designed for all educators working with students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Since its introduction in the early 1970’s, PLT has been recognized as a leading environmental education program. Through hands-on, interdisciplinary activities, PLT provides students with opportunities to investigate environmental issues and encourages them to make informed, responsible decisions.

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Georgia Project Learning Tree
Georgia Project Learning Tree
Attention all Georgia kindergarten through fifth-grade teachers! The Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Georgia DNR is offering a $1,000 grant to a kindergarten through fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.
Science specialists covering those grade levels can also apply. T

The deadline to apply is Oct. 17, 2022.

For more information about the Conservation Teacher of the Year grant, please visit georgiawildlife.com/TeachingConservationGrant .
#environmentaleducation #elementaryeducation
Georgia Project Learning Tree
Georgia Project Learning Tree
A big shout out to the Southwest Georgia Community Action Council, Inc. - Head Start Program for allowing us to spend two days last week training over 95 of their educators in Project Learning Tree's Tree's & Me: Activities for Exploring Nature with Young Children. Starting in September, they have already written Tree's & Me into their lesson plans!!

To learn more about Project Learning Tree and how to set up a professional development event for educators in your area, visit https://www.georgiaplt.org/ or https://www.plt.org/.
#PLT #headstart #earlychildhoodeducation #environmentaleducation

In-Kind Contributions

In-kind includes the following: Travel (hours and mileage) for PLT-related activities (State Steering Committee meetings, STEM night presentations, conference presentations, etc.); Hours spent planning, conducting, and following-up for events; Financial support (using personal funds to purchase materials/supplies, food, etc.) for a meeting, PD event, etc.

What Next…

Whether you are new to PLT or already a trained educator or facilitator, check out our upcoming events and professional development opportunities to see how you can get engaged!