Professional Development

In-person or online, we love developing ways to engage your heart, mind and body as we explore the joys and benefits of learning in thoughtfully designed, nature-rich spaces.

Our client relationship team is excited to hear about your professional development needs or to schedule a workshop with you.

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In-Person Workshops

We’ll spend a good portion of our time outdoors as we guide you through rich interactions with natural materials and environments. Engage in activities that spark conversations and insights, as we highlight the research-based benefits and opportunities of learning and teaching in nature-rich environments with a complete mix of activities to support whole-child learning.

Using Your Outdoor Classroom*

A multi-faceted exploration of research-based principles for creating effective, inspiring natural outdoor classrooms… Learn More

Amplifying Children’s Creativity…Naturally!

Unleash children’s creativity and ingenuity through environments that support children’s freedom to think for themselves, ponder problems, and dream up creations … Learn More

Learning Outdoors with Infants and Toddlers*

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

Moving to Learn

Explore purposeful movement to support physical and cognitive development and creative expression … Learn More

 

*This meets the staff development requirement for certifying your Nature Explore Classroom

Live Online Workshops

Explore the world of learning with nature from wherever you are through our unique live online workshops. Our offerings provide opportunities for you to explore materials, reflect, and share both questions and insights. When we meet online, we have a unique opportunity to make meaningful connections with colleagues from all over the world and share what makes each one of us and our environments unique.

Addressing Behaviors That Challenge Us

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

May 21, 2024

Engineering in the Early Years

Playing, learning and communicating with blocks and more … Learn More

Heart-Centered Self Care

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

Supporting Infants and Toddlers Outdoors | Apoyando a Bebés y Niños Pequeños al Aire Libre

Infuse nature into daily environments and routines for our youngest children **Offered in Spanish and English … Learn More

Explore formas innovadoras de facilitar experiencias significativas de aprendizaje para bebés y niños pequeños en espacios al aire libre bien diseñados. **Ofrecido en Español e Ingles … aprende más

Using Your Outdoor Classroom*

A multi-faceted exploration of research-based principles for creating effective, inspiring natural outdoor classrooms. *This workshop plus one other Nature Explore online workshop meets the staff development requirement for certifying your Nature Explore Classroom Learn More

June 13, 2024

Whole-Child Development | Desarrollo Integral del Niño

Learn of powerful ways nature-rich classrooms and experiences support children’s holistic development. **Offered in Spanish and English … Learn More

Mejora del desarrollo integral del niño a través de aulas naturales al aire libre. **Ofrecido en Español e Ingles … aprende más

Leadership Institute National Conference

This annual national conference provides participants with a transformational experience. Gain inspiring information and practical ideas through presentations, hands-on activities, discussion groups and networking events.

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July 14–17, 2024 – Nebraska City, NE

 

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Our client relationship team is ready to talk with you about your needs or to schedule a workshop with you.

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Or Call: (888) 908-8733

 

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