Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions
What is the Everglades Literacy Program?
What is an Everglades Literacy Teacher Training?
How do I access the K-12 Teacher Toolkit?
Please click here to explore the K-12 Teacher Toolkit. We encourage you to implement lessons outside of your grade level or subject area. Lessons can be scaffolded up or down to meet the needs of your classroom.
How can my school become an Everglades Champion School?
Please click here. You will begin by filling out the Intent to Apply form for the current school year. You will build your application and submit your application through this webpage as well.
What is the Everglades Teacher Symposium?
This one-day symposium will provide teachers with an opportunity to participate in engaging professional development sessions, collaborate with community partners, explore new ideas for field studies, and gain content knowledge through facilitated discussions of the Greater Everglades Ecosystem with Everglades experts. This program will provide a forum for teachers to network while engaging in a learning experience together.
What are the benefits of becoming an Everglades Champion School?
Increasing the number of environmentally dedicated and effective teachers who connect youth to the environment around them
Creating a sustainable school-wide program which builds community and purpose
Providing effective curriculum and grant funding to improve classroom education
Providing high-need schools resources and access to their local environment
Connecting students in meaningful ways to science and their environment
What is the Everglades Champion Schools Program (ECSP)?
The Everglades Champion Schools Program (ECSP) is a free program that encourages teachers to participate in Everglades literacy professional development, integrate Everglades literacy into the curriculum, and promotes inquiry- and project-based learning, as well as Everglades leadership. This program is transformational in recognizing the critical shifts in school leadership and culture to make environmental education and Everglades literacy a core part of the learning culture.
How can I request an Everglades Literacy Teacher Training?
Please click here to request an Everglades Literacy Teacher Training for your school.