Preservice educator training that enables students and faculty in education departments at colleges and universities to effectively include environmental education in their teaching

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is delivering environmental education training and on-going support to preservice faculty across the United States to enable them to embed environmental education effectively into their preservice methods courses, including using their newly revised Preservice Faculty Member Handbook to better equip faculty members. They hope to improve teaching and learning about working toward a healthy and sustainable environment.

PLT is working with its networks of EE leaders to collaborate and deliver training to preservice faculty, using successful methods for integrating EE into preservice methods courses identified through the previous EETAP (Environmental Education Training and Partnership) agreements funded by U.S. EPA. Priority for training will be given to state programs working with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, or Tribal Colleges/Universities.


Esther Cowles

District of Columbia

Senior Director, Education Programs
Project Learning Tree
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