College-Credit Environmental Education Courses

Wehr Nature Center offers college-credit courses in Environmental Education teaching methods to pre-service and in-service teachers through UW-Milwaukee and UW-Whitewater. These courses focus on the philosophy and pedagogy of sharing the environment with elementary- and secondary-level students. The course work is designed to meet the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction Environmental Education licensure requirement. 

 

2012 Environmental Education for Teachers

 

UW-Milwaukee Curriculum & Instruction Course 326
Environmental Education for Teachers
Study environmental issues and problems affecting local, state, and national resources.

Sections:
February 18, 19, and March 4, 2012
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. each day

OR
Fridays in June: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2012
9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day
OR
One of the 2 sessions offered in fall. The fall sessions are offered on weekends in Sept. and Oct.
Location: Wehr Nature Center
For program details, contact Wehr, email or call (414) 425-8550
For registration information, contact the UWM Dept. of Education Outreach at
(414) 229-4728

 

UW-Whitewater Dept. of Continuing Education Course 490
Workshop in Environmental Education for Teachers
Description to come
June 2012
Location: Wehr Nature Center
For program details, contact Wehr, email or call (414) 425-8550
For registration information, contact UW-Whitewater at
1-800-621-5376

 

 

Other College-Credit Courses (2012)

 

UW-Milwaukee Curriculum & Instruction Course 525
Environmental Workshop: Teaching with Live Animals

Improve your skills in teaching grades K-5 inquiry-based science and topics such as the scientific method, animal classification, and life cycles. Leave the course with lesson ideas that integrate classroom animals into all subject areas, address Wisconsin State Academic Standards and are FUN! Literacy resources, experiments, and information on the care and handling of an assortment of live animals will be emphasized.

Sat. & Sun., April 28 & 29, 2012 
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day
Location: Wehr Nature Center
For program details, contact Wehr, email or call (414) 425-8550
For registration information, contact the UWM Dept. of Education Outreach at (414) 229-4728
 

 


Questions? Contact Us
Wehr Nature Center
9701 W. College Ave., Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 425-8550

 

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