Professional Development Opportunities

Current Louisiana Professional Development Opportunities

This is a list of professional development opportunites found throughout the state that are sponsored and hosted by organizations other than the Louisiana Environmental Education Commission.

WETSHOP is a 6-day workshop is to provide teachers with an in-depth look at issues related to wetland ecology and coastal land loss in Louisiana.
Date: July 8-13, 2018
Location: Grand Isle
Host /Organizing Agency: Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Contact: Angela Capello at 318-623-4661 or

Young Environmental Science Stewards (YESS) is a 3-day workshop where you can learn how you can incorporate Meaningful Watershed Education Experiences into your teaching.
Date: July 9-11, 2018
Location: UNO's Shea Penland Coastal Education and Research Facility (CERF)
Host/Organizing Agencies: University of New Orleans, Southeastern Louisiana University, Louisiana Environmental Education Commission (LEEC), Louisiana Sea Grant, Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO)
Sponsor: NOAA B-WET
Contact: Dinah Maygarden

The Audubon Institute's Rescuing the Rainforest Teacher Workshop presents an opportunity to learn about logging in the South American Rainforest and its impacts on that fragile habitat.
Date: July 25, 2018
Host/Organizing Agency: Audubon Institute
Location: Audubon Zoo
Register Online

2018 LATM-LSTA Joint Math and Science Conference offers more than 200 presentations offering ideas, tools, and strategies you can immediately apply to help your students grow and succeed. Whether you’re a classroom teacher, coach, administrator, teacher-in-training, or math/science specialist, the LATM-LSTA Joint Math and Science  Conference has something for you.
Date: October 22-24, 2018
Host/Organizing Agencies: Louisiana Association for Teachers of Mathematics and Louisiana Science Teachers Association
Location: Shreveport Convention Center