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Teacher Escape Weekend in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Teacher Escape Weekend in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Educators, rediscover your passion for teaching at an upcoming Teacher Escape Weekend at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont.

This workshop will train teachers for experiential learning and include transferable skills to take back to the classroom. Time spent with Tremont’s experienced teacher naturalists will be productive and fun, with time for individual reflection, discussion of critical issues, and resources for use in the schoolyard. Teacher Escape Weekends are designed to provide valuable resources for all educators, regardless of the subject or grade level they teach. Public, private and homeschool educators are all welcome.

“This workshop allows me to learn outdoor teaching techniques for my students that are simple, easy to modify for any location or subject, and relatively (if not entirely) free of cost. More importantly, it has become clear to me that this workshop reignites my joy and excitement for education and allows me to connect to nature, to other teachers, and to myself — and that allows me to be a better teacher, co-worker, mother, grandmother, and over-all person.” – 2021 Teacher Escape Weekend Participant

What to Expect:
* Take-home educational strategies that are proven to improve student performance
* Increased confidence in core routines of experiential learning
* An opportunity to relax, learn and network with other educators across the region
* Preparation for cooperative teaching with our on-site teaching faculty
* Professional development hours for continuing teacher education
* Meals, lodging, materials, and instruction, all with the beautiful backdrop of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Dates: Choose the weekend that best fits your schedule: August 20-21, September 10-11, or September 24-25.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
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09:00 AM - 11:59 PM on Sat, 10 Sep 2022

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Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
(865) 448-6709
erinr@gsmit.org
Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
9275 Tremont Road
Townsend, Tennessee 37882
(865) 448-6709
erinr@gsmit.org