Teachers on the Bay

Start Date:
Monday, July 9, 2018
End Date:
Friday, July 13, 2018

Open to Educators Watershed Wide.

How is it that the Chesapeake Bay – one of the most complex and dynamic ecosystems on Earth – can serve as the perfect context for connecting classroom education and curriculum expectations? Come along with us as we venture throughout the Rappahannock River, through historic communities, and into Chesapeake Bay herself to see how biology, chemistry, natural resource science, history, and culture are intimately connected. During this recognized VCU Marine Ecology course, we will see how a history of land use and health of the Chesapeake Bay impact each other, and expose how the environment can amplify your own classroom.

Length & Location: 5 days total; 2 days/2 nights at St. Margaret's School in Tappahannock VA, and 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Fox Island Environmental Education Program.
Cost: $350
Credit: Maryland teachers are eligible for 3 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for successful course completion.
Virginia teachers are eligible for 45 continuing certification credit hours/points for successful course completion.
Pennsylvania teachers are eligible for 50 Act 48 credits for successful course completion.
Washington, D.C. teachers are eligible for 45 Continuing Education Hours (CEU’s) for successful course completion.

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