Professional Development for Educators
Due to COVID-19, group programming is temporarily suspended. Look for group programming to return as soon as it is safe to do so.
The Natural Connections Educators’ Conference has been cancelled to help reduce the risk of the spreading the Covid-19 virus.
Early Childhood / Elementary Workshops
Educators will explore effective teaching techniques for inquiry-based learning and gain ideas for hands-on connections to nature.
Using the School Grounds as a Classroom
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Professional Development Workshops provide educators with skills, knowledge and experiences necessary to enhance curriculum through nature-based learning. Educators will explore effective teaching techniques for inquiry-based learning and gain ideas for hands-on connections to Standards of Learning and Virginia Foundation Blocks for Early Learning. Workshops are offered at the Garden or at your school.