Date: Saturday May 19 - May 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Category: Certification Programs
Cost: FREE

The focus of this 10-hour workshop is to prepare participants from a variety of educational backgrounds and experiences in both the formal and non-formal sectors to use exemplary Environmental Education teaching methods. Participants will learn about a variety of teaching techniques, methods and instructional strategies, and the workshop will include multiple interactive components. The program will be presented by Amy Renfranz, director of education for the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation. This is a required workshop for all N.C. Environmental Education Certification candidates who enrolled in the program after Jan. 1, 2009 as Criteria I credit. This workshop may also count for Continuing Education for those educators who are already certified.

For more information, or to register, email judi@grandfather.com, or call (828) 733-2013.

This course is offered as part of the N.C. Office of Environmental Education’s Environmental Educator Certification Programs. These adult programs are free of charge, and admission to the park is complimentary for those that are attending the course. The workshops will be at high elevation (> 4500 ft) and will include some walking, so please bring appropriate footwear and be prepared for inclement weather. Participants are asked to provide their own lunch, but there is a restaurant on site (Mildred’s Grill) in the Nature Museum.


Location: Grandfather Mountain
Address: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646