PD that meets your needs wherever you are

Have fun, earn credit, recharge your teacher battery and leave with terrific activities to use with your students 

Like you, Idaho PLT is working hard to adapt to the evolving learning landscape. We provide high quality resources and opportunities to help you succeed.  Earn university recertification credits or STARS hours or  simply take a short training and get outstanding materials you can use right away.  Whatever fits your needs, rest assured these trainings and award-winning resources will help you meet your curriculum requirements and address Idaho Content Standards.  Ask Michelle to help build your PLT experience: E-Mail plt@idahoforest.org.  

SIGN UP FOR 2021 Trainings!

FOR CREDIT: Hybrid (part in-person, part virtual)

Wildfires, Water & Climate, Oh My!  START NOW! | 2-credit hybrid option; 1-credit virtual option

FOR CREDIT: Virtual (1 credit each. Some qualify for Idaho STARS hours.)

Learn and Teach About Idaho Natural Resources – June 29-July 27

NEW! PLT Explorations: PreK-2nd Grade Cohort – July 12-August 2

NEW! PLT Explorations: 3rd-5th Grade Cohort – July 12-August 2

NEW! PLT Explorations: 6th-12th Grade Cohort – July 12-August 2

Learn and Teach About Idaho Natural Resources – October 12-November 9  

Idaho Ecosystems with WILD, WET & PLT – November 2-30.

SHORT: Online (not for university credit, but some classes qualify for Idaho STARS hours). Don’t need training? This is also a great way to get these terrific materials!

PreK-8th Grade Environmental Education.  Sign-up and complete the course anytime. Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood  Sign up for and complete the course anytime.  Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

Treemendous Science E-Unit for K-2nd grades – Sign up for and complete the course anytime. Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

Energy in Ecosystems E-Unit for 3rd-5th grades Sign up for and complete the course anytime. Short online training. Not for university credit. 4 STARS hours available.

GreenSchools Online Course – Sign up and complete the course anytime.  6-hour online training.  Not for university credit.

Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers – Sign up and complete the course anytime – 2-hour training. Not for university credit. 

Carbon & Climate E-Unit for 6th-8th Grades – Sign up and complete the course anytime.  4-hour online training. Not for university credit.

 

NEW! Mini Sustainable Forestry Tours!

Each tour includes two in-person field days, plus virtual content, for a 2-credit class. Travel reimbursement of up to $100 is available. $50 workshop fee is refunded when you complete the course.

North Central Idaho Mini SFT -Summer 2021

Northern Idaho Mini SFT – Summer 2021

Southwest Idaho – Fall 2021

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Do you need help paying for your PLT registration fee?  

Idaho STEM Action Center is generously offering PLT scholarships to help remove financial barriers for underserved formal and informal Idaho educators.  Who is eligible? Currently active Idaho public PreK-12th grade school teachers or informal educators (such as after school programs, camps, museums).  Funds cannot be used for homeschool or private/parochial educators.  Contact PLT@IdahoForests.org with questions. 

Apply today

 

Other workshops

PROJECT GREEN SUMMIT

The 2021 Project GREEN Summit will be hosted by the Boise School District and Boise WaterShed in Boise, ID! The theme is Canopy- things are looking up! Incorporating sustainability into your classroom is rewarding and empowering. Attend Project GREEN’s 3rd annual Teacher Summit to join a growing sustainability network and learn about resources, projects, field trips and curriculum to address local, regional and global issues and discover solutions. This year’s focus is on climate, xeriscaping, native plants, tree canopy and the outdoors. 1 credit available. August 3-4, 2021. Boise.

 

Introducing Ask Michelle, your PLT concierge!

We want to help you build-your-own PLT experience and Michelle Youngquist, Idaho PLT state coordinator, is here to help! Michelle will assist you with finding the workshops and resources that meet your needs, get you the credit you want and help you maximize your learning experience and time. 

E-Mail Michelle today

to get started on building your perfect PLT experience.