Professional Development

Workshops are open to all educators. Explore new curriculum, participate in hands-on activities and build your knowledge of the natural world.  Workshops are available at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and Wildlife Safari Park, located off Nebraska's I-80, Exit 426.

STEAM in Nature at Wildlife Safari Park
Venture to Wildlife Safari Park, a drive-through North American adventure, and discover ways to enhance your fieldtrip through hands-on and inquiry activities, while exploring wildlife and adaptations.  This workshop will provide you with field experience and lessons aligned to Nebraska Science Standards and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  Held at Wildlife Safari Park (located off Nebraska's I-80, Exit 426).

Saturday, October 15th
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $10            
Reservations required.  Please bring sack lunch.

Tinkering with a Twist Early Childhood Workshop
Join us for a morning of early childhood exploration, tinkering, engineering, and personal expression with a Reggio twist.  The Reggio philosophy is an innovative and inspiring approach to early childhood education, which values the child as strong, capable, and resilient.  We will discuss fun ways to add STEM activities to every subject area.

Saturday, October 8th  
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $10
Reservations are required.

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For more information or to receive email updates on Educator Workshops, please call (402) 738-2092 or email