EHC K-12 Programs

Educator Events

Professional Development Opportunities
Inservice Workshop And Year-Long Partnership

Project Based Learning Through the Lens of Sustainability

Spend a full or half day diving into sustainability frameworks, touring campus, and discovering how to create projects with students that will improve your school community. Following the inservice, Eden Hall K-12 Staff will support participants through the implementation of a full PBL unit.


Half-day Session (8:30-11:30 AM)

  • $75/person- minimum of 10 and maximum of 32 participants from school/district.
  • Act 48 certificates provided.

Full-day Session (8:30-3:30 PM)

  • Lunch is not included, but is available for purchase.
  • $150/person- minimum of 10 and maximum of 32 participants from school/district.
  • Act 48 certificates provided.

Second-day Follow-Up (optional)

  • Further explore Sustainability PBL Units at your school.
  • Half Day: $50/person, minimum of 10 participants.
  • Full Day: $100/person, minimum of 10 participants.

Fall 2017
PBL Through the Lens of Sustainability
October 17, 2017

Join educators from throughout the region at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus and explore sustainability topics that will ignite students interests and make them eager to solve the most challenging problems of the 21st century using the Project Based Learning.


Spring 2018
PBL Through the Lens of Sustainability
February 6, 2018, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Did you miss the Fall 2017 session? This is another opportunity to join educators from throughout the region at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus and explore sustainability topics that will ignite students interests and make them eager to solve the most challenging problems of the 21st century using the Project Based Learning.


To book a workshop for your school or district, contact:
Kelly Henderson, Eden Hall K-12 Education Coordinator, at khenderson@chatham.edu or 412-365-2416.

  • Jan
    23

    PBL Through the Lens of Sustainability- Spring Workshop

    8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Did you miss the Fall 2017 session? This is another opportunity to join educators from throughout the region at Chatham's Eden Hall Campus and explore sustainability topics that will ignite student interests and make them eager to solve the most challenging problems of the 21st century using Project-Based Learning. Brainstorm potential school and community projects and leave with ideas and strategies to implement great learning experiences. Full day workshop fee is $150. Act 48 Certificates will be given to all participants.

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  • Feb
    09

    How Energy Efficient is Your School?

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Ever wonder how to engage students in a school energy audit? What can be done to conserve energy in schools? Chatham’s Director of University Sustainability, Mary Whitney, and Eden Hall’s K-12 Program staff will guide participants through an auditing process that not only teach students behavioral and logistical adjustments that will benefit the environment, but will also save the school money. Participants will learn how to evaluate various aspects of the building and use the results to make recommendations and set goals to reduce energy consumption. Workshop fee is $50. Act 48 Certificates will be given to all participants.

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  • Mar
    23

    The Impacts of Solar Power and Green Energy on our Future

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    How are these sustainable technologies changing the way we consume energy, build and refine structures, and design communities? Iris Grossmann, Chatham’s Assistant Professor of Sustainable Technology, and Eden Hall’s K-12 Program staff will facilitate an examination of green technology use in communities and the impact it has on the economic, environmental, and labor sectors.

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