NatureStart Professional Development


Hours for Learning Activity:

40 learning hours

Date and Time:

Monday, April 9, 2018, 9:00am to Saturday, April 14, 2018, 4:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, April 1, 2018, 12:00am


Evaluations consistently show that NatureStart professional development participants:

• feel validated, confident, and excited to promote nature education,
• understand how to use nature for inquiry-based learning,
• are able to create engaging activities and environments,
• network with other educators, and
• adapt what they learned to the unique needs of their organization.

How to Register:

Tuition & Expenses

Your registration fee covers tuition for the course, books and other resources included, transportation to and from zoo and lunch each day. Other expenses include hotel, travel, and evening meals.   
Early Bird Rates – due by March 1, 2018
$750 for CZS Members, AZA Members, NAI Members
$850 for Non-members

Regular Rates – payment received March 1 – March 31
$950 for CZS Members, AZA Members, NAI Members
$1050 for Non-members

For this course, a second participant from an institution pays half of the applicable rate. Discount will be applied at the time of registration.

Final Registration deadline: April 1, 2018


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Contact Email:

Contact Name:

Marilyn Brink

Contact Phone: