Below is a list of workshops (often offered for university credit) planned for the coming semester. Check back often since workshops will be posted to this site at least 30 days before they happen.

Alaska’s Fabulous Furbearers: Professional Development for educators, parents, agency staff and youth camp coordinators.

Where: Kodiak USFWS Visitor Center,  402 Center Ave, Kodiak, AK 99615

When: Friday, January 25, 2019 4:30-8:30 pm, Saturday January 26, 9am-5pm

Compliments the KISD Science Curriculum. Focus on the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum, and the NEW Alaska’s Bears Teacher’s Guide! Engage Inquiry based techniques and multiple disciplines into your lessons by highlighting wildlife. ADFG resources for educators, including training on using Trail Cameras to catch wildlife in the act, near your school, home or center!

Credit: Graduate credit is available through UAA, not required for participation. Credit cost is $74

To register through Eventbrite visit

Cost $50 pp. If you teach within the KIBSD this cost is covered by the district !!!!

Questions? 907-267-2216


Growing Up WILD

Where: Kodiak USFWS Visitor Center,  402 Center Ave, Kodiak, AK 99615

When: Friday, January 25, 2019 4:30-8:30 pm, Saturday January 26, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Growing Up WILD is an NAEYC and Head-Start Domains correlated curriculum that helps build school readiness for children ages 3-7. These tested, developmentally appropriate, interdisciplinary teaching tools can help you reach educational goals while fostering an appreciation of the natural world among young learners.

Growing Up WILD is brought to you by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the State sponsor of Project WILD and the USFWS.

To register visit Eventbrite at

Questions? 907-267-2216


Building Blocks of Ecology: Professional Development Teacher Workshop in Nome, Alaska!

Friday February 22rd, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday February 23th, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where: NW Campus of UAF Front Street Nome Alaska

Interdisciplinary -Aligned to NGSS /State Standards- Integrates Technology for lesson planning and student learning. Help students learn about the Ecology of their backyard with interactive lessons and activities that make science and inquiry come alive!

Fee: $74 credit fee (one graduate continuing education credit through UAA);To register pay the $50 materials fee through Eventbrite at The materials fee provides you with take-home books and materials. If you do not wish to take the class for credit, you will be charged only a materials fee.

This program is offered through the cooperative efforts of Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the University of Alaska Anchorage.


Growing Up WILD! Early Childhood Workshop: A Hands-on, interactive Early Childhood Professional Development Workshop is coming to NOME!

When: February 22, 2019 5:30-8:30 PM
Where: Nome, AK- UAF Northwest Campus 400 East Front Street

Open to all educators, home school instructors, daycare, Head Start , youth organizations and community organization focusing on ages 2-7

This workshop introduces the award-winning education program and the Growing UP WILD Curriculum Guide. Assists Pre-K and early elementary teachers and their students in about Alaska’s wildlife, science and inquiry in their own backyard!

Credit: Hours can be used for development credit, grant or accreditation.
Cost: $20 per person, includes the UP WILD Curriculum Guide. Register through Eventbrite at