Development for Educators
Meadowlands Environment Center (MEC) educators host professional development workshops through which teachers of students in grades K-12 from throughout New Jersey can obtain continuing education credits. Most workshops take place at the Environment Center in DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst, the home of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. Read more about professional development.
In August 2014, the MEC will host a four-day workshop on “Next Generation Science Standards for K-8 teachers.
In 2013, the MEC held a Great Explorations in Math and Science workshop, a Math/Science Partnership (MSP) summer institute and a Project Learning Tree environmental education workshop. In addition, Environment Center educators led an environmental art program, “The Draw of Nature,” at the annual Alliance for NJ Environmental Education Conference in Plainsboro.