Teacher Workshops

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Kristi Higginbotham
Outreach and Programs Manager

Tour the Landfill

Are you looking for a different type of field trip that students are sure to remember and learn valuable environmental and ecological lessons from? Come and tour the landfill. Learn more here.

SWACO and other partners offer hands-on training and materials to use in the classroom. Workshops are designed to meet Common Core and Ohio’s new learning standards.  CEU's and/or Grad Credit are offered at all workshops.  Workshops are typically conducted in the summer months.  

2014 Metro Parks and Partners Workshop Offerings:

2014-Nature, Not Just for Science
Physical Education
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Wexner Center for the Arts - Art and Environment Teacher Course

Online Professional Development for K–12 Educators
Mon, June 16, 2014–Fri, Aug 8, 2014

Interested in developing curriculum related to art and environmentalism for your K-12 arts, science, or humanities classroom? Join fellow educators and Wexner Center Education Director Shelly Casto for this online professional development course.  Leanr more at:
Wexner Center for the Arts - Art and Environment Teacher Course
More information, including reading information and CEU information, can be found online at:

For questions about this course, please contact the Education Department at (614) 292-6493.   

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The SWACO Environmental Resource Library was donated to the Grange Insurance Audubon Center (GIAC) in 2009. Resources include teacher kits, books, videos and posters related to solid waste as well as other environmental topics.

Click Here to go to the Resource Library page.