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22 May 2007

Participant Slots Still Available
for Legacy's Summer Teacher Institute

Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education

Free workshop,  CEUs,  $100 Gift Card Stipend!




Please forward this to any  educators.  It is not limited to teachers.  Librarians, teacher assistants, counselors, environmental educators, etc. are welcome.


There are still participant slots available. 








The deadline for Legacy's Summer Teacher Institute has been extended.  Get your application in ASAP.  The workshop dates are Sunday, July 15 - Friday, July 20.  Summer Institute combines exciting field trips (see list below) with content lectures by environmental specialists from around the state.  Educational hands-on teaching strategies are led by the Summer Institute staff.  Summer Institute is a comprehensive, hands-on training course for Alabama teachers interested in learning about environmental topics and issues. The teachers are trained to integrate topics, such as pollution prevention, ecology, waste management and natural resources, into their classroom curriculum. The Institute is designed to equip teachers with hands-on teaching strategies, field experiences and content material relevant to protecting our environment.  Participants stay on campus during this week of educational opportunities.  Some of the filed trips are:  McWane Science Center, Alabama Wildlife Center @ Oak Mountain, Alabama Power Water Course, Clanton, Canoeing Cahaba River, Night Hike @ Ruffner Mountain, Turkey Creek, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the Birmingham Zoo and more.


Legacy workshops are free, but a refundable deposit is required with the workshop application.  The deposit will be refunded upon completion of the workshop.  Teachers receive Professional Development hours or CEUs and a $100 Gift Card Stipend for attendance.  Any K-12 teachers currently teaching in Alabama, recent education graduates, graduate students and educators are eligible to attend any of Legacy's workshops.  An application can be downloaded at Legacy's website  If you need more information you may email me at or call me at the number below.



Marijean Hadley

Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education



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