Workshops

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

Link to recorded webinar Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 (<15 minute installments)

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.

Preliminary Agenda 2018 (updated 11.5)

UMass.17.18 final agenda  2018 full Agenda is in process

Parking/Directions

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.

2018_Alden_workshop Final Agenda

*Note: Workshop fees will be deducted from your annual program registration costs!!

For more information on the workshops or to sign up, contact Brita Dempsey.