Workshop Schedule & Registration Information

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Pre-registration is required for all KACEE workshops. Additional information and registration forms are posted for download at the bottom of this page. Online registration is available for most workshops.

KACEE thanks all of our education program and workshop sponsors for helping us to provide high quality professional development for educators at an affordable price.

 

RESCHEDULED: NEW DATE TBD in Erie, KS

Healthy School Environments, Indoors and Out! 

  • Gain INFORMATION, RESOURCES, and KNOWLEDGE for an understanding of how to connect the health of your school’s indoor and outdoor environments to your curriculum and programs
  • Explore tools and investigations from the KANSAS GREEN SCHOOLS program
  • Jump into a fun, unique, HANDS-ON professional development experience
  • Discover innovative ways to use PROJECT LEARNING TREE, PROJECT WET, and PROJECT WILD environmental education guides in your classrooms and programs with ease
  • ENGAGE children in real-world thinking and a deeper understanding of science

This workshop is open to all preK-12 formal and non-formal educators. Pre-registration is required by October 17. Registration fee is $95.00 per participant and includes 4 activity guides, lunch, snacks, and 2 full days of professional development. Scroll down to download workshop details and registration forms, and click here to register online.

Opportunity for one graduate credit hour through Baker University will be available at an additional cost of $70.00. Course enrollment forms and tuition payment will be accepted on day one of the workshop. Attendance at all 16 workshop hours and a homework assignment are required for the credit.

This workshop is offered by KACEE and co-sponsored by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureaus of Air, Radiation, and Water, Kansas Forest Service, National Project Learning Tree, and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Special thanks to Erie High School for donating meeting space.

 

October 25, 2014 in Leavenworth, KS

Get Outside, Learn Outside: Early Childhood Environmental Education

  • Hands-on, minds-on introduction to two environmental education activity guides developed especially for early childhood educators & care providers
  • Participants will receive PLT Early Childhood Environmental Experiences & Growing Up WILD, packed with dozens of activities to engage children ages 3-7 in outdoor investigations and nature play
  • Explore a sampling of activities which integrate investigations of nature with art, literature, math, music and movement
  • Discover innovative ways to bring environmental education and outdoor play into your curriculum and programs with ease
  • Learn about the physical, emotional, social and cognitive health benefits of outdoor play for young children
 

This workshop is open to all early childhood educators, parents, and care providers working with children ages 0-7. Pre-registration is required. Registration fee is $25. Participants will earn 6 inservice hours. Call Childcare Aware at 800-755-0838, Ext. 1912 to register by phone, or scroll down to download registration forms.

This workshop is offered by Child Care Aware of Kansas Region 4. Get Outside, Learn Outside workshops are offered through a partnership between KACEE and Child Care Aware of Kansas with grant funding from the Kansas Health Foundation and program sponsors Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, Kansas Forest Service, and Kansas Department of Health and Environment.


November 1, 2014 in Topeka, KS

Make a Splash: Water Education for the Classroom

  • Dive into a fun, unique, HANDS-ON professional development experience
  • Gain INFORMATION, RESOURCES, and KNOWLEDGE for an understanding of how water and environmental education connect to your curriculum and programs
  • Discover innovative ways to use PROJECT WET and WILD Aquatic environmental education guides in your classrooms and programs with ease
  • Learn how to ENGAGE children in a deeper understanding of science
  • Explore tools from the KANSAS GREEN SCHOOLS program that help your students investigate and learn about how water is used at their school!

This workshop is open to all preK-12 formal and non-formal educators. Pre-registration is required by October 24. Registration fee is $55.00 per participant and includes 2 activity guides, lunch, snacks, and a full day of professional development. Scroll down to download workshop details and registration forms, and click here to register online

This workshop is offered by KACEE and cosponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
and Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureau of Water. Special thanks to Landon Middle School for donating meeting space.

 

November 1, 2014 in Columbus KS

Get Outside, Learn Outside: Early Childhood Environmental Education

  • Hands-on, minds-on introduction to two environmental education activity guides developed especially for early childhood educators & care providers
  • Participants will receive PLT Early Childhood Environmental Experiences & Growing Up WILD, packed with dozens of activities to engage children ages 3-7 in outdoor investigations and nature play
  • Explore a sampling of activities which integrate investigations of nature with art, literature, math, music and movement
  • Discover innovative ways to bring environmental education and outdoor play into your curriculum and programs with ease
  • Learn about the physical, emotional, social and cognitive health benefits of outdoor play for young children

This workshop is open to all early childhood educators, parents, and care providers working with children ages 0-7. Pre-registration is required. Registration fee is $30 (free to Early Childhood Wellness Program participants). Participants will earn 6 inservice hours. Call Childcare Aware at (785)357-5171 or (877)678-2548 to register by phone, or scroll down to download registration forms.

This workshop is offered by Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas. Get Outside, Learn Outside workshops are offered through a partnership between KACEE and Child Care Aware of Kansas with grant funding from the Kansas Health Foundation and program sponsors Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, Kansas Forest Service, and Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

 

November 22, 2014 in Garden City, KS + 7 Hours of Online Coursework

Water Conservation: Education to Action!

  • Gain INFORMATION, RESOURCES, and KNOWLEDGE for an understanding of how to connect water education and conservation to your curriculum and programs
  • Explore tools and investigations from the KANSAS GREEN SCHOOLS program
  • Dive into a fun, unique, HANDS-ON professional development experience
  • Discover innovative ways to use PROJECT WET, DISCOVER A WATERSHED, PROJECT LEARNING TREE, & PROJECT WILD AQUATIC environmental education guides in your classrooms and programs with ease
  • ENGAGE children in real-world thinking and a deeper understanding of science

This workshop is open to all preK-12 formal and non-formal educators. Pre-registration is required by November 14. Registration fee is $85.00 per participant and includes 4 activity guides, lunch, snacks, a full day of face-to-face professional development and 7 hours of online professional development. Scroll down to download workshop details and registration forms, and click here to register online.

Opportunity for one graduate credit hour through Baker University will be available to Pre K-12 formal and non-formal educators at an additional cost of $70.00. Course enrollment forms and tuition payment will be accepted on day one of the workshop. Attendance at all 16 workshop hours and a homework assignment are required for the credit.

1/2 PRICE REGISTRTATION FEE, 1/2 PRICE GRADUATE CREDIT, AND SMALL GRANTS AVAILABLE TO THE FIRST 20 EDUCATORS TO REGISTER.

This workshop is offered by KACEE and co-sponsored by the Finnup Foundation, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureaus of Air and Water, Kansas Forest Service, National Project Learning Tree, and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Special thanks to Lee Richardson Zoo for donating meeting space.

 

December 5 (Educators Night Out) & 6 in Paola, KS + 4 Hours of Online Coursework 

Caring for Water in Your Community

  • EXPLORE and INVESTIGATE your local watershed and water supply, and learn how your school can INSTALL A WATERSPOUT GARDEN to help protect and improve water quality in your community
  • Gain INFORMATION, RESOURCES, and KNOWLEDGE for an understanding of how to connect watershed education and conservation to your curriculum and programs
  • Explore tools and investigations from the KANSAS GREEN SCHOOLS program
  • Dive into a fun, unique, HANDS-ON professional development experience
  • ENGAGE children in real-world thinking and a deeper understanding of science
  • Discover innovative ways to use PROJECT WET, DISCOVER A WATERSHED, PROJECT LEARNING TREE, PROJECT WILD AQUATIC, & WATERSPOUT GARDENS environmental education guides in your classrooms and programs with ease

This workshop is open to all preK-12 formal and non-formal educators. Pre-registration is required by November 28. Registration fee is $95.00 per participant and includes includes 5 activity guides, Fri. "educators night out" reception with drinks & snacks, Sat. lunch, 12 hours of face-to-face professional development and 4 hours of online professional development. Scroll down to download workshop details and registration forms, and click here to register online.

Opportunity for one graduate credit hour through Baker University will be available to Pre K-12 formal and non-formal educators at an additional cost of $70.00. Course enrollment forms and tuition payment will be accepted on day one of the workshop. Attendance at all 16 workshop hours and a homework assignment are required for the credit. 

$40 REGISTRTATION FEE AND FREE GRADUATE CREDIT IS AVAILABLE TO THE FIRST 20 EDUCATORS TO REGISTER.

This workshop is offered by KACEE and co-sponsored by the Hillsdale Area Water Cooperative, Hillsdale WRAPS, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureaus of Air and Water, Kansas Forest Service, National Project Learning Tree, and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Special thanks to Miami County Rural Water District #2 for donating meeting space.
 

 

 

 

Contact Jolene Amtower, KACEE Office Manager, for additional registration information. 

For More KACEE Events--Check Out the CALENDAR

To learn more about KACEE workshops, or to schedule a workshop in your area visit our  WORKSHOP MENU and contact Melissa Arthur, Education Programs and Outreach Director for details.

 

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