Below is a list of workshops (often offered for university credit) planned for the coming year. Check back often since workshops will be posted to this site at least 30 days before they happen. We will add details for each of those listed below when we receive them.

September 28, 2019, November 23, 2019, February 22, 2020, Eagle River Nature Center

Learning Through the Seasons: Place based learning for early childhood -Growing Up WILD!
Eagle River Nature Center  32750 Eagle River Rd  Eagle River, AK 99577
Fun, fast paced and outdoors! Join us for the professional development opportunity especially for early childhood professionals, focusing on methods to integrate the natural world and wildlife in your classrooms. We’ll use the award winning Growing Up WILD and the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum.  This is a ED 580 course through UAA for teacher recertification. You can attend all three sessions for the credit, although it is not required.

There is a $50 registration fee. Register here:

Contact: Brenda Duty  907-267-2216


October 2-5, 2019, Valdez
Ecology and Pedagogy of Place/Growing Up WILD

Two professional development workshops. Growing up WILD for early childhood educators, teachers, care providers and parents are invited to learn how you can help give your ‘littles’ a leg up on science, early math, socio-emotional domains and more using wildlife as a theme.

Ecology! This workshop is for K-12 educators of the Valdez area. Come learn how you can create relativity to your lessons using a multi-disciplinary approach. This is a very interactive and engaging workshop that will keep you moving and outside! Food webs, ecological relationships, carbon/nitrogen cycles and more! Review of kits and materials to add dimension to your lessons. Contact Brenda Duty   registration forth coming.


Oct 10-12 Nome TASK teachers seminar contact
Oct 25-26  Anchorage ASTA conference
November  Talkeetna Ecology workshop and Growing Up WILD
November  Fairbanks Furs of Alaska Mammals

February    Anchorage Furs of Alaska Mammals
Anchorage AAEYC early childhood conference