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Educator Courses

Course List

  • College and professional self-guided field trips

    The Morton Arboretum is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the planting and conservation of trees. Our site is the ideal location for college and professional field study in many disciplines.
  • Arboriculture and Urban Forestry Educators Symposium

    Educators who teach urban forestry, arboriculture, and other closely related fields are invited to the the Urban Forestry and Arboriculture Educators Symposium at The Morton Arboretum. Two day conference: Monday, May 20, 2019: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., through Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and Arboretum tour: Wednesday, May 22, 8:30 a.m.to 12:00 p.m.
  • Midwest Early Childhood Educator Symposium: Lessons from the Forest: How Great Programs Place Nature at the Heart of Their Curriculum

    Midwest Early Childhood Educator Symposium: Lessons from the Forest: How Great Programs Place Nature at the Heart of Their Curriculum
    Build your skill set and learn about leading ideas in nature-based early childhood education in this one-day symposium for early childhood educators, administrators, and naturalists at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 1, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • The Monarch Mystery: Sprouting Your Student Scientists

    Attention all 3rd-5th grade teachers! Flutter on by The Morton Arboretum to gather strategies in order to bring the outdoors indoors! This class has been CANCELED. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 P.M.
  • Volunteer Leadership (Online and In-person)

    Volunteer Leadership (Online and In-person)
    Strengthen your skills leading volunteers in natural areas management with this interactive primer for volunteer stewardship activity planning, group dynamics, safety, and volunteer empowerment at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, February 19, 2020: Online materials become available. Thursday, February 27, 2020, 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.: In person session meets