ONREP Workshop Schedule, Mid-June edition, 2022



NEW Summer Workshop Added!

Tribal History/Shared History (SB 13) Lessons: Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation - *In-Person - NEW!

Date: August 16th, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., PDT

Format: *In-Person, 6 hours

Location: Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, museum and research institute located on the Umatilla Indian Reservation near Pendleton in eastern Oregon

Audience: Middle School and High School educators, formal and nonformal

Curriculum: Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation SB 13 lessons, Project Learning Tree’s (PLT) Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide

Description: Come to this engaging workshop to learn from the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) about their history, first foods, effects of climate change, seasonal rounds and more. Participants will be introduced to the CTUIR Tribal History/Shared History (SB 13) lessons and how to integrate them into formal and nonformal educational settings. In addition, we will explore other complementary resources from environmental education that provide a bridge connecting Indigenous traditional ecological knowledge (ITEK) with scientific understanding.

This workshop is brought to you by: Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) and Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ONREP).

Offered at no cost to Oregon Educators. PDUs available. Registration required and willclose approximately 1 - 2 weeks prior to the workshop or when full.

Registration & Details: https://onrep.forestry.oregonstate.edu/workshops

More ONREP Summer & Fall Workshops:

Early Learner Series, August 2022 – Space available!

Each of the two online workshops is a standalone workshop, educators are encouraged to register for one or for both.

Description: Have you noticed how innately curious young children are about the natural world around them? Are you interested in getting your early learners outside and in nature more often? Join us for an interactive workshop about how to connect young children to the natural world. In this workshop we will explore the benefits that accessing the natural world has for children as well as educators, tips and strategies to safely guide nature explorations, and dive into indoor and outdoor investigations.

For each workshop, participants will be introduced to and will receive a PLT or WILD guide (see descriptions below)

This workshop series is brought to you by: Calapooia Watershed Council, German International School, and ONREP

Registration required. Offered at no cost to formal and nonformal Oregon educators. PDUs available. and will close approximately 1 - 2 weeks prior to the workshop or when full.

Registration & Details: https://onrep.forestry.oregonstate.edu/workshops

Workshop 1: Connecting Early Learners to Nature Through Growing Up WILD

Date: August 2nd & 4th, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., PDT, both days (participants should plan to attend both days)

Format & Length: Online, 4 hours, plus self-paced work

Audience: formal and nonformal educators who work with Early Learners, children ages 1-6 yrs old.

Curriculum: Project WILD’s Growing Up WILD guide

Workshop 2: Connecting Early Learners to Nature through Project Learning Tree

Date: August 11th & 12th, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m., PDT, both days (participants should plan to attend both days)

Format and length: Online, 4 hours, plus self-paced work

Audience: formal and nonformal educators who work with early learners, children ages 1-6 yrs old.

Curriculum: Project Learning Tree’s Environmental Experiences for Early Learners

Trauma-Informed Strategies and Tools for Environmental Educators – Space available!

Date & Time: September 22nd, 2022

Time: 3:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m., PDT

Format: Online, 2.5 hours

Audience: all formal and non-formal educators, open to all grade levels

Description:

Would you like a little bit of practice using trauma-informed strategies and tools to support your students?

In early 2022, ONREP published the Trauma-Informed Toolkit - A Resource for Educators . It is a resource document on trauma and trauma resilience including practical strategies and tools for educators, and an example of applying a trauma-informed lens to a fire ecology lesson plan.

In this workshop educators will have the opportunity to discuss, practice, and apply some of the strategies and tools mentioned in the toolkit.

Review of the free toolkit is a prerequisite for attending this interactive workshop.

This workshop is brought to you by Oregon Natural Resources Education Program (ORNEP).

Registration required. Offered at no cost to formal and nonformal Oregon educators. PDUs available. Substitute reimbursement available on teacher workdays.

Registration will close approximately 1 week prior to the workshop or when full.

Registration & Details: https://onrep.forestry.oregonstate.edu/workshops

COVID-19 Information for in-person Workshops

*Oregon Natural Resources Education Program’s (ONREP’s) primary goal is the health and wellbeing of all facilitators, participants, and guests. All in-person ONREP professional development events will comply with federal, state, Oregon State University, county, and local regulations as well as the policies of the facility where the workshop is being held. More detailed information will be shared in the workshop confirmation which is sent to registrants prior to the workshop.

Due to the nature of COVID-19 regulations, in-person workshops are subject to change. For the most current/updated event information, visit

https://onrep.forestry.oregonstate.edu/professional-development/workshops

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Unless otherwise noted, all ONREP professional development (PD) events and materials are offered at no cost to Oregon formal and nonformal educators.

Individual registration required for all events.

Sub reimbursement is available on teacher workdays when needed.

PDUs (Professional Development Units) are offered for all PD.

Outdoor School specific events are marked with an ‘ODS’ designator in the title.

Email: ONREP@oregonstate.edu, or call: (541)737-2128.

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