Out Teach

Out Teach

Out Teach Carolinas is a regional office of a national non-profit that equips teachers with the power of experiential learning outdoors to unlock student performance. We work with Title I elementary schools to ensure that all students, no matter their resources, have access to an engaging hands-on

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Out Teach "Evergreen" Program for Teachers

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Program description

Our Arts and Science Council program is our Evergreen Sustainability Program that coincides with the school year. Evergreen is comprised of three, 4-hour (half-day) professional development training sessions for each school’s lead outdoor learning teacher and a guest. Lead outdoor teachers receive Lowe’s giftcards in the fall and spring, culinary and nutrition demonstrations, instructional
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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development, Residency, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: American, Asian, European, Latino, Middle Eastern, Multicultural, Native American
Subject: Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Science, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten, Teachers
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Fall Session – Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 8:30am-12:30pm
Governors’ Village STEM Academy

Winter Session – Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 8:30am-12:30pm
CPCC Van Every Culinary Arts Center

Spring Session – Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 8:30am-12:30pm
Carolina Farm Trust – Urban Farm & Farm to School

Available times:
Teachers will receive CE Certificate for 12 hours at the completion of this program
Location(s):

Fall Session – Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 8:30am-12:30pm
Governors’ Village STEM Academy

Winter Session – Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 8:30am-12:30pm
CPCC Van Every Culinary Arts Center

Spring Session – Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 8:30am-12:30pm
Carolina Farm Trust – Urban Farm & Farm to School

Fees / Ticketing:
$2500 for 1 teacher and a guest.  The ASC funding + residency will cover the full cost of the program.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:
Curriculum provided during Training is aligned with NC Essential Standards and Common Core Standards.  Curriculum is focused on Math, Science, Literacy and Nutrition Education.  All other subjects can be integrated.
NC Essential Standards:
Curriculum provided during Training is aligned with NC Essentail Standards and Common Core Standards (see above) .
FOR EXAMPLE:

Science – Understand the interdependence of plants and animals with their eco systems Health/Nutrition: Understand MyPlate as a tool for selection nutritious foods Math – measure and estimate lengths in standard units

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

PHOTOS

References

Out Teach teacher training is a program supported by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Mecklenburg Health Department.   Outdoor Learning is a proven to improve teacher effectiveness and academic performance on standardized tests.

Out Teach supports teacher training through Trainings such as this one, Support in Building Sustainable Outdoor Learning Labs and Development of aligned curriculum.

 

Cancellation Policy

This program once approved cannot be cancelled.