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Upcoming Events

Teacher Institute
Full Week


Teacher Institute
Full Week

Monday, August 01 - Friday, August 05

9 AM - 3 PM

Middle and high school teachers


All $100.00 $130.00

This event requires registration.

Registration is open.

Available seats: 21


Teachers will learn first-hand about the work of the Forest Preserves and its Dunn Museum through immersive onsite experiences led by history and environmental education staff, along with museum curators, landscape architects, ecologists, and more. Each day will include authentic, real-world experiences focused on the local environment and history. This program will support state learning standards for middle and high school curricula.

This registration is for the full 5-day institute. A la carte registration for each day is available in separate calendar events by date.

Day 1 – August 1: Introduction to Dunn Museum & Forest Preserve Resources, Water Ecology

Day 2 – August 2: Community Science, Climate Change & Phenology

Day 3 – August 3: Civic Education, Social-Emotional Learning, Schoolyard Habitats

Day 4 – August 4: Evolution of Land Stewardship, Green Infrastructure

Day 5 – August 5: Earth Processes and Human Impact, Natural and Historic Preservation

For more details visit the Summer 2022 Teacher Institute website.

Email with questions.

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Eileen Davis

Guest Speaker

Nicole Stocker

April Vaos

Alyssa Firkus

Anissa Chaudhry

Dunn Museum 1899 West Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL, 60048