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BEETLES Professional Development Training

This year's professional development training is hosted by the Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science BEETLES program. The training will be held in Petaluma, exact location TBA. 

Petaluma teachers from all grade levels and academic disciplines are welcome and Watershed Classroom teachers are strongly encouraged to attend. All participating teachers will receive a $200 stipend. 

This two day workshop is focused on environmental literacy and best instructional practices for outdoor education and fieldwork, including data collection and analysis and will provide teachers with deeper awareness and understanding of

  • Best practices in outdoor instruction
  • How to organize field work elements within curriculum and maximize student engagement
  • California and national environmental literacy standards, including Next Generation Science Standards and California Blueprint for Environmental Literacy. 

Visit the BEETLES website for more information on program content OR contact Katelynn Wiley at to let us know that you are interested in attending. 


Earlier Event: July 16
Rivertown Revival
Later Event: September 12
Watershed Classroom Presentation