Teacher Workshops

TEACHER WORKSHOPS

Join us for these hands-on workshops designed to help you integrate science, literacy, and Academic Standards. To register for all workshops, download and print a Program Registration Form, or contact the Education Department at 260-427-6808 or education@kidszoo.org.

Nature Play Workshop for Elementary School Teachers

Join us for a workshop that will help educators understand the importance of play and bringing nature into the classroom. This interactive and inspiring workshop will highlight trends in nature play and will be held at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. By attending, you are eligible to receive 2 PGP points.

Date: November 6, 2014
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cost:  Free.  This grant-supported workshop is available to teachers in DeKalb, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, & Whitley counties in Indiana only.

To register, contact the Zoo Education Department at 260-427-6808 or education@kidszoo.org

 

Pre-literacy & Nature Play Workshop for Early Childhood Educators

Unplug your preschoolers from electronic media and get them involved in hands-on, authentic pre-literacy activities. This 90-minute workshop will inspire you to get your emergent readers excited about literacy and nature!

Choose one of the following workshop sessions:

Date:  Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time:  4:30-6:00 p.m.
Location:  Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Cost:  Free.  This grant-supported workshop is available to Early Childhood educators in Adams, Allen, Huntington, Wabash, and Wells counties in Indiana only.

Date:  Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time:  4:30-6:00 p.m.
Location: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Cost:  Free.  This grant-supported workshop is available to Early Childhood educators in Adams, Allen, Huntington, Wabash, and Wells counties in Indiana only.

To register, contact the Zoo Education Department at 260-427-6808 or education@kidszoo.org

Teacher Appreciation Night

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
4:00-7:00 PM

Join us for an evening of education, exploring, and fun at the zoo’s annual Teacher Appreciation Night.  You’ll participate in behind-the-scenes tours, mini-workshops, and special activities.  Plus, you’ll enjoy food, giveaways, and 3 PGP points, and it’s all FREE with pre-registration. Educators from grades preK-12 must register in advance to get free zoo admission for the event.  Send us an e-mail with your name, grade level, county, and school or call 260-427-6808 to get on the list.  Please include your summer e-mail so we can contact you with updates on the event.