For teachers and school teams

Benefits of UPGLSI for teachers:

  • Free sustained professional development
  • Support and expertise
  • Classroom materials
  • Financial support for community-based projects
  • Real-world, hands-on activities for your students
  • Network of teachers

What do I have to do?

  • Get training:   Register for our summer workshop held August 5, 2013 – August 9, 2013 “Inspiring Students through Stewardship”
  • Contact Jenn Hill for more information

What is the commitment?

  • Attend a free 5 day summer workshop sponsored by UPGLSI (scech’s or graduate credit available)
  • Attend two Dinner & Dialogues held during the year to provide an opportunity to discuss topics of interest/concern with teachers who are also working through a place-based education project
  • Plan and implement a place-based project with your students using our 2015 UPGLSI Application.
  • Attend annual youth symposium with select students to share your work with other schools, students, community partners, community leaders, administrators, etc.
  • Schedule 1-3 Learning Community Sessions that are designed specifically to meet the needs of the individual teacher and/or school and provide an opportunity to plan the community-based project
  • Complete a year end report (coming soon!)