ONREP's Mission is to prepare PreK-12 educators to engage students in relevant, meaningful, and inspiring classroom and outdoor learning experiences that contribute to a student's understanding of the environment and our relationship to it, while contributing to their academic achievement. ONREP provides professional development for educators that includes curriculum, strategies, information, and resources that promote hands-on, interactive, and investigative strategies fostering how to think, not what to think. Educators attending professional development learn how to address state and national learning standards while engaging students in nature-based learning that promotes the development of the critical thinkers and creative problem solvers who are prepared for life and work in the 21st Century. Professional development workshops for educators are offered throughout Oregon and are provided free of charge, thanks to generous funding from the Oregon Forest Resources Institute.
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Residential (overnight) program?:
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Does the program qualify for Provost-sponsored staff background checks?:
Does this program offer K-12 teacher professional development?:
Grant broader impact program?:
On OSU Corvallis campus?: