Air Quality and Climate Education Teacher PD Program

Fort Saskatchewan – TBD
Fort McMurray – Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Edmonton – Friday, January 24, 2020
Calgary – Friday, January 24, 2020

No need to hold your breath any longer because Inside Education has developed an experiential professional development program that will help you, and ultimately your students, care about air!

Join us for this no-cost half-day program that will examine the connections between weather, air quality, and climate change.

On the program you will:

  • Meet with local air quality experts and your local airshed group
  • Tour an air quality monitoring station
  • Connect with other teachers interested in environmental topics and project-based learning
  • Learn how to incorporate local air quality data into meaningful lessons for your students
  • Leave with tons of ideas and resources you can implement in your classroom the next day

Typical 1/2 day agenda: *program may vary slightly by location

program overview

  • Welcome & Introductions – Why should you care about air?
  • Local air quality expert presentation & station tour
  • Break
  • Air Quality & Climate Classroom Connections Workshop
    • Clean Air Responsible Schools Program (Inside Education)
    • Additional education resources
    • Tools for environmental Action Projects & Citizen Science

Teachers from across Alberta are welcome to apply! The program has strong curricular connections to Grade 5 Weather and Grade 9 Environmental Chemistry but is open to all teachers interested in incorporating meaningful environmental education into their lessons.

If you are a successful applicant, Inside Education will provide you with a full scholarship to attend the program. Your food, all facility tours, workshops and a $75 half-day supply teacher subsidy are included in the scholarship. If you are travelling for the program or have special circumstances you may be eligible for an additional subsidy.

More details can be found on our faqs page and please contact us if you have any questions!

We look forward to your application!