For Educators

Classroom Programs

Our office offers free environmental education programs that are aligned to state standards. To learn more about the program offerings and to schedule a program, call the District office.

Professional Development for Teachers

We offer high-quality professional development for educators wishing to build their environmental education toolkit. Our PD opportunities, which qualify for CEUs, include various curricula such as Food, Land and People and Project WET. 

Lesson Plans

The section below contains lessons developed by district staff that can be utilized by classroom teachers on their own, or as part of a classroom program with our assistance.

  1. Elementary
  2. Grades 6-8
  3. Grades 9-12
  4. Digital Learning Toolbox

Our Smoky Mountain History

This lesson provides students an opportunity to examine the history of people that lived in Haywood County and nearby areas. A physical collection of the artifacts area available for check-out from the district