Colorado PLT offers a variety of trainings and workshops, including in-person workshops, introductory sessions at conferences and events, and online trainings.
Green Jobs Virtual Workshop for Natural Resource Professionals Green jobs represent one of the fastest growing and changing segments of the global economy. Moreover, today’s youth are seeking rewarding careers that help us move toward more sustainable lifestyles and greener economies. Some of the most exciting–and perhaps greenest jobs– involve forests! Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers is designed to help you inspire learners aged 12-25 to become lifelong forest supporters and conservation leaders, and help to nurture an enduring connection to nature through green careers.
This training includes
•Live Zoom kickoff session March 30th 5-6:30pm – an interactive opportunity to experience & gain tips for leading Green Jobs activities
•Online professional development course– This self-paced, interactive course comes with instructional videos, teaching tips, and helpful resources. It takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete*. Preview the course.
•Ebook– pdf with activity instructions, worksheets, background information, and additional resources
*This course qualifies for 1.50 Cat 1 CFEs from the Society of American Foresters.
Register by March 23rd
Cost $30 scholarships are available
Self Paced Online Options
Not able to attend an in-person training? You can access our professional development anytime and anywhere through PLT’s self-paced online trainings. These trainings include demonstration videos, planning exercises, educational resources, and more. Plus, you can access these trainings whenever and wherever you’d like!
- Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers (youth ages 12-25)
- Environmental Education for K-8
- Treemendous Science! (Grades K-2)
- Energy in Ecosystems (Grades 3-5)
- Carbon & Climate (Grades 6-8)
- Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood
- GreenSchools Online Course
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