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  • Venue: Idlewild Park (California Building) Reno, NV

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Join fellow educators for a day of hands-on training giving you new ideas, dynamic lessons, and great  information to bring back to your classroom.  We will be opening up our DRI Green Boxes and discovering the amazing units created by Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, Nevada Department of Agriculture and Sierra Nevada Journeys all aligned to NGSS and free to use.  We will also have time to explore KTMB’s new sensory garden in Idlewild Park.

Participants will enjoy: continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day.  Upon completion of the day, all educators will be eligible for 0.5 in-service credit. 


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  • Venue: Desert Research Institute, 755 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas 89119
Smith Center LogoIn partnership with The Smith Center of Performing Arts, DRI GreenPower presents our winter teacher training focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Education through the lens of music. We are thrilled to invite Kennedy Center Master Educator John Bertles who will deliver our Keynote and lead us in workshops throughout the day. The hands on workshops will be inspiring and engaging as you will leave with materials and ideas to incorporate STEAM education into your classroom. Through our exploration of acoustics, oranology (the study of instruments), and music’s effect on the brain we’ll discover how to add the “A” for Art to STEM - and generate STEAM. We will provide continental breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. There is no cost to attend this training and participants are eligible to receive 0.5 in-service credit.


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  • Venue: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W Liberty St, Reno, NV 89501
Join educators from around Northern Nevada as we explore ideas for incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Education into your classrooms. 


We will hear a dynamic keynote address by famed landscape architect Cheryl Barton, titled “The Theory of Here” addressing climate change and resilience and design. The day will also include many hands-on workshops and ways to translate ideas learned into classroom activities. We will provide continental breakfast, lunch and a late afternoon reception. We are delighted to partner with the Nevada Museum of Art, Northern Nevada RPDP and Sustainable Nevada to bring you a unique training opportunity. There is no cost to attend this training and participants are eligible to receive 0.5 in-service credit. Download Flyer - PDF
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