Delaware Mini conference

WOW Wonders of Wetlands Educator Workshop
June 17, 2024 @ 9 am - 4 pm EDT

Calling all informal and formal educators of k-12 students! Join Delaware Sea Grant and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays for a WOW: Wonders of Wetlands Educator Workshop. This one-day workshop will provide participants with a background in wetlands and how wetlands can be used to teach a variety of science and environmental topics. Participants will also be introduced to the Wonders of Wetlands Educatorís Guide which provides educators with classroom ready lessons that are designed to increase understanding of wetland ecology and issues, and promote informed decision-making regarding wetlands. This workshop serves as an exciting mini-conference for the Mid-Atlantic Marine Educators Association.

LOCATION: The workshop will take place in person at the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays' office (39375 Inlet Rd, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971) and include a field component at the James Farm Ecological Preserve (weather permitting).

Registration: Registration is $25.00 per person and space is limited. To register complete the online registration form.

Registrants will receive a copy of the "WOW!: The Wonders of Wetlands Educators Guide" ($25 value) and a one-year membership to the Mid-Atlantic Marine Educators Association ($15 value). Classroom teachers will also receive a $100 stipend for attending the workshop.