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 Trainings!

WEBINAR: Eyes On: PLT’s New K-8 Activity Guide, Explore Your Environment. Choose between Oct. 7 and Oct. 9, 2021. 1 hour. FREE, but registration is required. Idaho live attendees receive free sample of activities from the new guide!

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

Self-Guided Virtual Workshop: PLT Explorations (you select the PLT curriculum that works for you). Begin and complete course anytime between October 7 and December 6, 2021.

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!

NEW!  Explore Your Environment. Sign up and complete the course anytime! Short online training. Not for university credit. 2 STARS hours available. 

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.

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 retired, homeschool, or private/parochial educators.  Contact PLT@IdahoForests.org with questions. 

Apply today

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 at plt@idahoforests.org today

to get started on building your perfect PLT experience.