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Professional Development Workshops

Updated March 4, 2018


Assume registration is required for all workshops and activities

Category 1 workshops must provide a manual or materials that support the workshop objectives, contain significant content, have age appropriate instructional activities, and offer suggestions for integration with Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Math, Art and/or Music. If your workshop has already been certified for college credit, or has been certified by another outdoor, naturalist, environmental or interpretive program, it qualifies for Category 1. Please include information on where it has been certified. If it has not been certified, click here for a form to have your workshop reviewed or contact Jan Weaver at for assistance.

Category 2 workshops are structured out-of-door experiences, led by a qualified instructor. An individual workshop can count for up to 10 hours of certification.

Category 3 workshops provide information on the theory, practice and history of environmental education or cover current issues or concerns, and provide access to EE resources. This category includes conferences and seminars. An individual workshop should be between 2 and 10 hours.


Regional Workshops




Northwest (Cameron, St. Joseph, Maryville, Trenton, Weston)

Northeast (Hannibal, Kirksville, Macon, Mexico, Moberly, Troy)


Kansas City (Blue Springs, Excelsior Springs, Grandview, Gladstone, Kansas City, Lee's Summit, Liberty, Sedalia, Warrensburg


Central (Columbia, Rocheport, Jefferson City, Fulton, Leasburg, Marshall, Sedalia, Osage Beach, Camdenton)


St. Louis (St. Louis, St. Louis Co Cities, Sullivan, Washington)


Southwest (Bolivar, Branson, Carthage, Joplin, Lebanon, Marshfield, Monett, Nixa, Ozark, Springfield)


Ozark (Cabool, Eminence, Huston, Mountain Grove, Rolla, Saint James, Salem, Waynesville, West Plains, Willow Springs, Winona)



Southeast (Cape Girardeau, Doniphan, Farmington, Hayti, Ironton, Jackson, Kennet, New Madrid, Piedmont, Poplar Bluff, Sikeston)

Statewide or Regional


National Events



Links to Professional Development Websites


Webinars and Online Courses

NAAEE | NOAA | EPA | Green Teacher | Miscellaneous


NAAEE: North American Association for Environmental Education Webinars


February 8 - CLEAN Climate and Energy Education Webinar Series (1) -

February 21 - Climate Education, Enlightenment, and Communication (1) - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST -

February 27 - Learning Gardens and Learning Landscapes. Connecting Young People to Nature (1) - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, EST -



NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Webinars

Archived Webinars (a sampling)

Spanning Time and Spatial Scales: Modeling our Planet's Climate (2) -

Using Simple Models in Climate Change Education (1) -

Visualizing Change (1) -



EPA - Environmental Protection Agency EE in Action Webinars

Archived Slides and Transcripts (a sampling)

Exploring Environmental Mentoring -

The Great Outdoors as a Classroom -

Environmental Education for Everyone -


Mold Course (3) - This course provides an overview of mold prevention and mold remediation. It is based on EPA's voluntary guidance document Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings.

Air Pollution Control Orientation Course (3) - This Web-based course is designed to be used independently, without an instructor. It is intended primarily for new employees in governmental air pollution control agencies. It may also be useful to people who are seeking basic knowledge about air pollution.

Watershed Management Course (3) - The Web site offers a variety of self-paced training modules that represent a basic and broad introduction to the watershed management field.


Green Teacher Webinars


February 28 - Building Kids' Citizenship Through Community Engagement (1) - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST -

March 5 - Building Complete Communities (1) - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST -

March 13 - Risky Play and Child Development (1) - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST -



Miscellaneous Webinars

Leadership as Practice: An Introduction to the Personal Leadership Canvas

USDA Science and Technology Training Laboratory -
Stay up-to-date with the latest research and industry practices in forestry, conservation, bioenergy, climate change and natural resources.

National Conservation Training Center -

July 20 - Monarch Conservation Series: The three pillars of high quality pollinator habitat management (2)

Missouri Crayfish Webinar from Missouri Stream Teams - what a crayfish is, classification, distribution, morphology, life history, habitat, ecology, conservation status by Chris Riggert, MDC - youtube