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 • 3 Hours Each

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

Learning Outdoors with Infants and Toddlers*

Discovering innovative ways to support infants and toddlers in well-designed outdoor spaces. *This meets the staff development requirement for certifying  your Nature Explore Classroom Learn More

The Arts and Nature

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

Developing Observation Skills

Understanding, supporting and documenting visual-spatial learning indoors and out … Learn More

Moving to Learn

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

Live Online Workshops • 2 Hours Each

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 Challenging Behaviors

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

Register for this Workshop:

October 14, 2021 6-8pm CT

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 Infant and Toddlers

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

Whole-Child Development

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

 

Ten Guiding Principles in Action*

Learn to apply proven principles for outdoor classroom design through real-life case studies. *This plus any other Nature Explore workshop meets the staff development requirement for certifying your Nature Explore Classroom. **Offered in Spanish and English … Learn More

Using Your Outdoor Classroom*

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

Register for this Workshop:

October 28, 2021 6-8pm CT

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.

Save the Date:

July 24-27, 2022 – 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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