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Conservation in the West Workshop – Elementary

September 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm$20
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September 17, 2019 – Elementary Teachers (Grades K – 5)
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a K – 12 teacher professional development opportunity at the National Cowboy Museum in collaboration with the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Central Oklahoma. This educator workshop focuses on the history of conservation in the West, including the establishment of the National Park System. Participants gain a better understanding of the political and legislative aspects of conservation and the environmental movement in the American West.

Participants engage with content experts, including Dr. Katrina Lacher from the University of Central Oklahoma, and leave with practical teaching strategies.

Participating teachers receive:

  • Reimbursement for one paid substitute while attending the workshop
  • $125 bus transportation subsidy paid to their district and museum admission waived for a student field trip
  • 20% teacher discount on one item purchased during the workshop at The Museum Store
  • Continental breakfast and lunch at the workshop

This event is free; however, a registration deposit of $20, which will be refunded to all attending, is due at the time of enrollment. Educators select a field trip date at time of enrollment. Current K-12 educators and student teachers only. Register by September 12.

Registration is closed.


September 17, 2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 United States
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Adventure District
Adventure Road
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