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Continuing Education for Teachers


Continuing Education Project Wet and Project Learning Tree workshops for K–12 educators
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How do we get clean water?Water Resources
A free continuing education workshop for fifth-grade teachers
July 11-12, 2023

Designed specifically to provide the background teachers need for the new APS fifth-grade water unit, "Where does our clean water come from and how do we get clean water?" Discover first-hand where Aurora's water comes from, how it's delivered to customers and what happens when it goes down the drain.  
  • Earn 16 contact hours of instruction and certificate of completion.
    Application deadline: June 11, 2023


Forests to Faucets: Aurora’s Water Resources
A continuing education workshop for K–12 educators
July 18-20, 2023

Held each summer, this interactive workshop for teachers is all about water. You’ll learn, first-hand, how Aurora's water travels from deep in the mountains 180 miles away to the tap. Explore our mountain watersheds, conduct water quality studies, tour a water-wise garden, and visit a drinking water treatment facility and wastewater treatment facility.

  • Earn 1.5 semester hours of graduate/re-certification credit
  • Application deadline: June 18, 2023
Forests to Faucets Two: Water Watch in Aurora
July 25, 2023

Created as a follow-up to "Forests to Faucets: Aurora's Water Resources," this workshop focuses on protecting our water by learning more about conservation, water pollution prevention and climate change.

  • Earn .5 semester hours of graduate/re-certification credit FREE
  • Application deadline: June 25, 2023

Teachers who complete our training can also check out these resources: 

  • Enviroscape Watershed Model — Use this interactive model to teach about watersheds and water pollution prevention.

  • Water Quality Test Kits  Test kits contain everything you need to conduct chemical and physical water quality tests with your students. Pre- and post-water quality testing lessons are also available. 

To check out any of the items, email [email protected].
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