Free Teacher Workshop
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Explore the wind, waves, and sand, and use Fire Island National Seashore as your outdoor classroom. Discover the forces that shape the barrier island with this hands-on educator's workshop, designed to address NYS Learning Standards for middle and high school grades. Activities will include beach profiling, mineral identification, and wind and wave measurements. Workshop participants will receive a certificate upon completion.
Free Educators Open House
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
This is suitable for educators of all grades and subjects and offers a great venue to fulfill your Election Day professional development requirements. Seashore staff will be on hand to share information about the park, education lesson plans available for you use, and answer any questions you may have about booking a class trip. No registration is required.
Our free workshops are open to all educators and youth group leaders. Learn all you need to know to bring school groups to the park, and enage your students in what's special about Fire Island and the critical coastal resource issues facing future decision-makers.
You'll also get an update on Fire Island National Seashore's Traveling Trunk Program, and information about other educational opportunities at the park.