DEEP is excited to be getting back to our new normal consistent with the direction of Governor Lamont and as a result of the rapidly improving COVID-19 situation in Connecticut. Starting no later than June 1, all customer facing services will resume normal business operations. For detailed information for what this means at DEEP and for the public we serve, visit our "New Normal" website: DEEP New Normal Information

Connecticut Project Learning Tree Educators

Educator workshops are open to anyone, held at convenient times, and are offered at a nominal charge. Through PLT workshops, you can:
  • Learn how to incorporate PLT activities into your current and future lesson plans and curriculum.
  • Meet other professionals in your area interested in environmental education.
  • Become part of a network that offers you follow-up resources and opportunities.
  • Learn about environmental education.
Workshop Fees
Full day workshops are $40 per participant.  A $5 discount will be provided per person when two or more individuals attend from the same school or organization.
Upcoming Workshops
For a list of upcoming workshop please visit Project Learning Tree's Calendar of Events and select Connecticut.
Standards Correlations
Thanks to a grant from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) in the Spring of 2009 Connecticut was able to correlate Project Learning Tree to the Connecticut standards in science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies.
Thank you to Rebecca L. Bergeron, K-8 Science and Math Resource Teacher & Facilitator in the Cromwell Public Schools and Lynn S. Kochiss, Grade 3 Teacher at Woodside Intermediate School in Cromwell for undertaking this invaluable project!
Thank you also to the following reviewers:
  • Carol Aksterowicz, Grade 8 Science Teacher, Cromwell Middle School – Cromwell, CT (Science)
  • Diana Rafferty, Grade 3-5 Reading Teacher, Reading Consultant and Facilitator, Woodside Intermediate School – Cromwell, CT (Language Arts)
  • Patricia Salafia, Grades 7-8 Language Arts and Social Studies Teacher – Cromwell Middle School, Cromwell, CT (Social Studies)
  • Diane Villano, Grade 7 Pre-Algebra and Mathematics Teacher – Cromwell Middle School, Cromwell, CT (Mathematics)
Request a Workshop
If you are interested in hosting a PLT workshop at your formal or non-formal location please send an email to Kristen Bellantuono.