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Professional Development
Conservation Educator Academy

Join this four-day professional development program at the Indianapolis Zoo, organized by the Zoo and Ball State University, to learn how to integrate science practices and inquiry-based activities about conservation into your lesson plans.

Observe science practices about global and local conservation firsthand and hear from experts in areas of science, conservation, animal care and education. You also will also be able to develop science inquiry-based lessons and hands-on STEM activities that you can take with you to use with your students! 

Date: June 24-27
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $70 per person
Capacity: 30 

School Program Guide

Download the 2023–2024 School Program Guide for quick reference about all we have to offer schools and educators!

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