TEACHER WORKSHOPS

Join us for these hands-on workshops designed to help you integrate science, literacy, and Academic Standards.

Questions?  Contact the Education Department at 260-427-6808 or education@kidszoo.org.


Early Childhood Workshop

Monday, November 9, 2015 or Thursday, February 4, 2016 (choose one session)
4:30-6:00 PM
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Get your preschoolers 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!  This workshop is available only to early childhood educators in Adams, Allen, Huntington, Wabash, and Wells counties in Indiana and is FREE thanks to grant support from the Lincoln Financial Foundation.  Register by e-mail only:  Send your name, school, county, and contact information to education@kidszoo.org or call 260-427-6808.


Project WILD

Saturday, November 7, 2015
10:00AM-4:00PM, Lunch Provided
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Project WILD is one of the most widely-used K-12 environmental education programs in the United States. It is based on the premise that young people and educators have a vital interest in learning about our natural world. Take home extensive curriculum materials and get 6 PGP points for attending.

Cost: FREE to teachers in DeKalb, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, & Whitley counties.
All other teachers are charged $25 and should register using the instructions below.  Teachers who are eligible to attend for free should register by sending an e-mail with your name, school, grade taught, county, and contact information to education@kidszoo.org or call 260-427-6808.


Teacher Appreciation Night

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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.  To register, send an e-mail to education@kidszoo.org with your name, school name, county, and grade level taught.


To register for fee-based workshops:

Advance registration is required and openings are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. You will receive confirmation of your registration.

Register online with credit card.

Print and fax Registration Form with credit card payment to 260-427-6820.

Print and mail Registration Form with check to the Education Department, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46808.