Colorado PLT Workshops:


New!! E-Units for K-2, 3-5, 6-8


Ft. Lewis College

Durango, CO


Monday, July 10, 2017 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm




Be the first in Colorado to receive and use the exciting New Grade Level Specific E-Units constructed around -not just correlated to-NGSS performance expectations!

K-2: Treemendous Science

3-5: Energy in Ecosystems

6-8: Carbon and Climate

The e-units are everything you expect from Project Learning Tree: hands-on and engaging activities that help teach students how – not what – to think about the environment and their place within it.

They also make teaching and learning fun.

  • easy access to these online resources
  • opportunities to engage students in environmental education – even without leaving the school grounds
  • effective way to stimulate students’ interest in science is through engaging, hands-on lessons that are relevant to the real world


Learn how to access and use our popular GREENSCHOOLS! Investigations with annual GreenWorks Grants for Preschools through High Schools

FREE-but send a $25 deposit check (will be refunded at the workshop) before July 5  to save a spot!

Includes morning refreshments and lunch!

To Register,  provide contact information in this survey ( Register ),  and send check, made to CSFS, to Colorado PLT, 9769 W. 119th Dr., Broomfield, CO 80021.  


Limited to 30 CLASSROOM teachers-Don’t wait- sign up here and send a check NOW.  We will contact you to confirm your place. 

Optional .5 graduate credit hour from Ft. Lewis College.  Register on site.

Shawna, Kay, Kris,


This workshop is funded by ee360, a national cooperative agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, North American Association for Environmental Education, and numerous national and locally based non-profits and universities, including Project Learning Tree (PLT).


$25 deposit (check). Returned at completion of workshop. Includes breakfast, lunch.

Continuing Education Credit:

Optional 0.5 from Ft. Lewis College; pay at workshop

Grade Level: PreK-8

Registration Deadline: July 10, 2017


Call 303-278-8822 for more information or to register by check.

For registration help or other information, email:


Forests to Faucets


The Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

16002 E. Smith Rd

Aurora, CO 80011

This workshop is a 3 day workshop. Must attend all three days.


Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Forests to Faucets: Aurora’s Water Resources

July 18-20, 2017


In this interactive workshop you’ll learn, first hand, where your water comes from. You’ll explore our mountain watersheds, learn about the effects of forest fires on our water, conduct water quality studies, tour a Xeriscape garden and visit water and wastewater treatment facilities. You’ll walk away with the nationally recognized Project Learning Tree and “Project WET” (Water Education for Teachers) curriculum guides, a better understanding of where your water comes from and access to innovative educational opportunities provided by the Aurora Water and Aurora Parks, Recreation and Open Space Departments.

Earn 1.5 semester hours of graduate/re-certification credit FREE!

Aurora Water will cover the tuition cost for teachers who teach in the City of Aurora.

If two or more teachers from the same school in Aurora attend you will receive a free GREEN water quality monitoring kit. (A $200 value!)

LOCATION:The workshop will start each day at the Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch, 16002 E. Smith Road, Aurora 80011. We will travel to the mountains, Aurora Reservoir and our Water Purification Facilities throughout the workshop via bus. Dress for the outdoors and be ready to do some hiking on gravel trails and lots of walking! The course will run from 8:00 am- 5:00pm, lunch and snacks will be provided.


A $50 fee is required to reserve your spot. Checks will be returned upon completion of the workshop.


Space is limited and application forms will be accepted through Friday, June 9, 2017. Preference will be given to educators working within the City of Aurora, those teaching science or related subjects, as well as teams of two or more teachers from the same school.  All applicants will be notified of their acceptance status no later than June 16, 2017.  If you are in need of special accommodations, please let us know on your application form. Please direct all questions and application forms to:

  • Natalie Brower-Kirton, Aurora Water15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. #3228, Aurora, CO 80012 (ph) 720-427-6029(fax) 720-859-4386Email:


FREE! $50 deposit, returned upon completion of workshop

Continuing Education Credit:

1.5 optional, register on-site

Grade Level: k-12

Registration Deadline: June 9, 2017

The registration deadline has passed. You may call the office at 303-278-8822 to check availability of late registration.

*If you register and later need to cancel your registration -
Two weeks or more before workshop date: fee will be refunded less $5 for processing
Less than two weeks before workshop date: fee is non-refundable, but you may use your payment towards a future PLT workshop

Interested in having a Project Learning Tree workshop at your location? Or if you have any questions
contact Shawna Crocker, or call 303-278-8822.