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Professional Development in Your Community


Te​​acher workshops ​​at schools, conferences and events

Request a teacher professional development workshop to explore strategies and tools that inspire learning about local sustainability priorities in your classroom, your community, and beyond. Our workshops are:

  • Engaging, fun and action-packed
  • Available by request (at no cost for 15 or more K–12 teachers)
  • Offered for elementary and secondary
  • Designed and delivered by experienced K–12 teacher facilitators
  • ​Practical — providing K–12 Teaching tools, guides, lessons, maps, videos and links

Shift Happens

This fun and interactive workshop makes learning about sustainability real, relevant, and action-oriented. Discover personal and local connections to water, wastewater, garbage, air quality, climate change, regional growth, and ecological health. Explore a range of engaging and experiential strategies to support teaching and learning to effectively use the community as ​classroom. A variety of place-based Metro Vancouver K–12 Resources will be introduced to promote awareness and kick-start action for sustainability in your school!

Our workshops can be adapted for online delivery.​ 

Request a workshop​

Upcoming Event

​Exploring Zero Waste in the Classroom & Beyond
A Metro Vancouver Teacher Leadership Clinic
February 16, 2024​ 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Metro Vancouver Waste-to-Energy Facility

Register for the event

Contact us​


For questions about this program: ​​

  • Email
  • 604-432-6200​​​​


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