Educators

Teacher Professional Development Courses

Fairchild offers professional development courses focusing on botany, ecology, and South Florida natural history, and are designed to increase teachers’ knowledge and understanding of the importance of plants, plant uses, and conservation efforts for the future. Workshops are conducted using a combination of lectures, discussion, guided garden walks, and hands-on activities. Teachers are provided with materials, resources, and curriculum activities to implement in their classrooms.

Fairchild works closely with Miami-Dade County Public School system and courses are approved for continuing education credits.*MDCPS teachers must register through MyLearningPlan as each activity becomes available. 

Ethnobotany for the Classroom 
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February 20, 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fairchild, sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, offers a 4- hour virtual workshop for Educators to connect plants and people and identify the historical, cultural, and significance of plants.

Ethnobotany for the Classroom 

March 13, 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fairchild, sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, offers a 4- hour virtual workshop for Educators to connect plants and people and identify the historical, cultural, and significance of plants.

For more information, or non MDPCS teacher registration, please email Janderson@fairchildgarden.org. 

Workshop registration is available through Mylearningplan.com as they are posted. 

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