School of Ecology for Teachers

2014 School of Ecology for Teachers

at NJ Audubon's Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary in Bernardsville, NJ
August 18 to 22, 2014

For teachers in Grades 4 to 8 in the Passaic Watershed.  Summer Institute will be based out of NJ Audubon's Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary in Bernardsville, NJ.   Not sure if you are in this watershed? Click here for a map of communities.

Learn how to incorporate ecology, earth science and environmental science into your curricula.  Whether you teach all subjects OR just one...our interdisciplinary, inquiry-based approach to learning engages students and helps meet state curriculum standards. Don't be afraid of science!  Join us in the outdoors...learn how to use your schools grounds - whether urban or suburban - as a learning laboratory.  

For more information contact:  Kelly Wenzel at 908-766-5787 x41 or kelly.wenzel@njaudubon.org



Each day we will focus on a different habitat within the watershed.  We will be outdoors for most of the day; resources, lessons and teaching methods will be shared.  Applications are due by June 2.  Teams of teachers from the same school are encouraged.  Limited to 14 participants.

Letter of Invitation


 Sponsored by Ashland, Inc.