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Apply now for a Reflecting on Practice Coaching Workshop!

Upcoming Workshops

January 14 - 16, 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm) - Pacific Science Center, Seattle Washington
January 30 - February 1, 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm) - St. Louis Zoo, Missouri

  • Single Registrant Rate: $250 / person
  • Team Registrant Rate: $200 / person
  • Some sliding scale scholarships are available

Costs includes a take-home binder, meals during the workshop, and follow-up support.
We highly recommend sending 2 or more people from your organization to this workshop.

We are pleased to offer a Reflecting on Practice Coaching Workshop, designed by educational researchers from Lawrence Hall of Science and led in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences and the Chicago Zoological Society. Reflecting on Practice is a modular professional learning program, specifically designed for informal educators, environmental educators, and interpreters.
The workshop familiarizes leaders with a nationally field-tested curriculum for advancing informal education, and building an organizational culture of reflective practice and incorporating research on learning into everyday work experiences.


About Reflecting on Practice

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Reflecting on Practice (RoP™) is a professional learning program developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science for educators in informal learning environments such as zoos, aquariums, museums, and nature centers and is currently used in over 50 institutions across the U.S. and Canada. This program introduces educators to the latest research on learning, and how this knowledge can contribute to their teaching practice. Reflecting on Practice is a Learning Partner with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), approved continuing education provider for the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), and a special partner with the Association of Science-Technology Centers.

Participants can earn elective or continuing education credit towards their NAI certifications or AZA’s Professional Development Certificate in Education and Interpretation.


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