Apply to the Watershed Classroom
We look forward to supporting your environmental education!
Educators interested in participating in the Watershed Classroom should complete the form below. We will work with you to develop curriculum ideas and find ways that we can enhance your project with field trips and resources.
We look forward to working with you!
For support this Spring, please complete our pre-application form by January 18th.
Expectations of Watershed Classroom Teachers
Attempt to the best of their ability to complete the curriculum outlined in their proposal.
Administer WC provided pre- and post- assessments to gauge student learning.
Share project photos and classroom materials with our Watershed Classroom coordinator.
Send 2 or more student representatives to our annual Watershed Classroom Student Showcase.
Complete a reflective end of year survey.
A printable version of the above requirements and expectations.
Requirements and suggestions for teachers who would prefer to create their own Watershed Classroom orientation event.
Guidelines for participation in the Watershed Classroom Student Showcase.
The structure of the Watershed Classroom is inspired by the Buck Institute for Education's Project Based Learning Guidelines. Understanding PBL will give teachers a better understanding of what a Watershed Classroom project should look like and why.