Professional Development

Engaging, inspiring, research-based Nature Explore Workshops support you to partner with nature as you foster whole child learning in your schools, early childhood programs, museums, libraries, parks, environmental education programs and more.

You can experience our interactive workshops

in person (when possible), and

live online

 

“The Zoom interactive workshop was so fun and informative! The hours flew by and I didn’t want it to be over.” – Nature Explore Workshop participant

We are here for your professional development needs. Join any of our public events below, or talk with our client services team about scheduling a private or shared workshop at a time and date convenient for you.

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Leadership Institute National Conference

Enrich your practice and your network at our annual three-day immersive conference on natural outdoor classrooms, held indoors and outdoors at Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City, Nebraska … Learn More

 

Explore Some More with Natural Loose Parts

Join Carla Gull, author of Loose Parts Learning in K-3 Classroom and Nature Explore Education Specialist, Heather Fox as they dive into the many ways loose parts can enhance learning in natural outdoor settings.  See and hear and try out some innovative ideas from the field … Learn More

 

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April 27, 2021 6-8pm CT

Using Your Outdoor Classroom*

Research-based principles to create effective, inspiring natural outdoor classrooms … Learn More

*This meets the staff development requirement for Nature Explore Classroom certification. 

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April 22, 2021 6-8pm CT

Addressing Challenging Behaviors

Supporting children’s self-regulation, wellbeing and resilience through powerful connections with nature  Learn More

 

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Engineering in the Early Years

Playing, Learning and Communicating with Blocks and More … Learn More

 

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Heart-Centered Self-Care

Infusing your workplace with life-long learning, celebration, gratitude and nature-rich living … Learn More

 

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Practical Tips for Your Outdoor Classroom

Caring for Your Outdoor Classroom, Your Children and You … Learn More

 

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Supporting Infants and Toddlers

Infusing nature into daily environments and routines for our youngest children … Learn More

 

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The Arts and Nature

Exploring nature-inspired art through words, sounds, movement and symbols … Learn More

 

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We Dig Dirt*

Discovering innovative ways to support infants and toddlers in well-designed outdoor spaces Learn More

*This meets the staff development requirement for Nature Explore Classroom certification. 

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Whole-Child Development

Powerful ways nature-rich classrooms and experiences support children’s holistic development … Learn More

 

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Our client services team is ready to talk with you about your needs or to schedule a personalized workshop for your site.

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Or Call: (888) 908-8733

 

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