Through workshops for coaches and team members, environmental curriculum resource materials, and professional contacts the Massachusetts Envirothon program assists educators in developing year-round environmental education
Workshops for the 2019 Massachusetts Envirothon
Webinar for new coaches
Massachusetts Envirothon Fall Workshop for Teams and Coaches
Friday, November 16, 2018 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Cost: Free for registered teams, otherwise $10 per student or coach* Sign up by Friday Nov 2.
This workshop is open to coaches and team members — even those who are just becoming acquainted with the program. Five or more workshops will run concurrently, offering a variety of sessions on each of the topic areas (forests, soils, water and wildlife), this year’s current issue, environmental skills and campus tours. Resource materials will also be provided. Participants will be asked to cover their own parking and bring or purchase their own lunch.
UMass.17.18 final agenda 2018 full Agenda is in process
Winter Workshop for Teams and Coaches
Date: TO BE CONFIRMED but hopefully Friday Feb 8, 2019 8am -2pm
Location: TO BE CONFIRMED but hopefully Mt Wachusett Community College, Gardner
Cost: Free for registered teams, otherwise $10 per student or coach Sign up by January 24
Topics will be Soil, Forests, Water, Wildlife and Current Issue. There will be three concurrent workshop sessions. Participants should bring a bag lunch or plan to purchase at the cafeteria.
Winter Workshop Agenda 2018 2019 Agenda will be similar
Spring Workshop for Teams and Coaches
Date: Saturday April 6, 2018 8:45a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Alden Labs, Holden
Cost: Free for registered teams, otherwise $10 per student or coach Sign up by March 29
This workshop includes a special session on the Current Issue. All four station topics will also be covered, in addition to current issue special guests, and outdoor hands-on sessions. We will run a mini-Envirothon in the afternoon to practice for the event in May. Bring a bag lunch.
*Note: Workshop fees will be deducted from your annual program registration costs!!