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Early Childhood Educator Workshops

Preschool through 2nd grade teachers
Program Fee: $30 (includes admission & parking)
Program Time: 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Early Childhood Educator WorkshopsEarly childhood teachers learn engaging, developmentally appropriate and interactive ways to present animal lessons to their students. This workshop includes: animal background information, classroom station ideas, project samples and a Zoo tour. Registry-approved training certificates provided. Course time: 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Workshop content mainly for educators of ages 2-5. To register, call 414-258-5058 or click on the links below.

The workshops offered are:

Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Saturday, October 15, 2016
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Saturday, March 18, 2017
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UWM Credit Courses at the Zoo

Learn techniques to develop study units and how to use the Zoo as a teaching resource. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers one-credit courses at the Zoo. Courses include Zoo tours. Teachers can earn undergraduate or graduate credit. Course time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Call UWM Outreach, 414-229-5255, for information and registration. One course is taught each semester.

UWM Credit Courses at the Zoo

Endangered Species
June 25 & 26, 2016 (Saturday & Sunday)

Study of the World’s Predators & Carnivores
October 22 & 23, 2016 (Saturday & Sunday)

Observing Animals at the Zoo: Behavior
April 1 & 2, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday)
Dates may change for this course.