Teacher Workshops

EARN Professional Learning Units (PLUs) At the ZOO!

Teacher Workshops are designed to deepen knowledge and boost confidence in science by utilizing a living laboratory of 1,500 of the planet's most amazing creatures. Experience tours, hands-on activities and up-close animal encounters, and go home with unique curriculum for your classroom.

Early Childhood Programs

Project Learning Tree
April 26, 2014 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $60
6 BFTS credit hours
Environmental experiences for early childhood. Increase children’s understanding of the environment through nature-based exploration.


Exploring Ecosystems
May 24, 2014 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $60

Explore the wild side of Georgia and ecosystems throughout the world! Get tips on engaging your class in appreciating wildlife in their own backyards. Encourage students to protect native species.

STEM Goes Wild
June 16, 17 and 18, 2014 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $75
2 PLUs

During this 3-day workshop, you will uncover ways to make your classroom truly wild by incorporating STEM activities with animals in math, language arts and social studies.

Project WILD and Project Learning Tree
June 23, 24 and 25, 2014 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $75
2 PLUs

Try one of these award-winning national environmental education programs designed for grades K-8. Increase you students’ knowledge of wildlife and the environment through fun, interactive activities. Educators attending this 3-day workshop receive both curriculum, with over 100 different activities for the classroom.

Registration and payment are required in advance.

Request a Workshop
Make your teacher workdays or staff meetings both fun and educational! Schedule a date to bring a Zoo Atlanta Teacher Workshop to your school or bring your staff to the Zoo for a day of exciting professional development. Either way, Zoo Atlanta instructors will present hands-on activities aligned with State standards and animals that you can touch. Select from various workshop topics including habitats, biodiversity, or animal behavior.

For more information and available Request a Workshop dates, email or call 404.624.WILD.