Trailside Nature & Science Center Teacher Training Workshops

  • Pre-registration is required. Walk-ins will be accommodated as space permits.
  • Earn 6 NJDOE credits with each workshop.
  • Hand-on activities designed for integration into existing courses of study for formal and non-formal educators, K-12.
  • Program time is 9 AM – 3 PM; registration begins at 8:45 AM.
  • Fee: $10 per person
  • Fee includes morning refreshments with registration and workshop guidebooks. Bring lunch.
  • To register: Complete a registration form and mail with check to Trailside Nature & Science Center, 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside, NJ 07092. Make check payable to County of Union. Visa/MasterCard/Discover and AMEX accepted in person.

Teacher Training Workshop: Project Learning Tree “PLT”
Thursday, May 1 9 AM – 3 PM
PLT is a nationally recognized activity guide that provides educators with tools for increasing student environmental awareness. Whether you are a formal or informal educator, PLT activities will engage your students in interdisciplinary, hands-on experiences that develop skills in problem solving, evaluation and research. Participants receive six (6) NJDOE professional development credits. Morning refreshments provided. Bring: a lunch. Fee: $10/IC or O/C, includes activity guide with over 100 lessons

Environmental Education for Early


Learners with “PLT” and Project WILD