Teacher Professional Development

Teacher Training Aboard "The Ivory Bill" on the Neches River

Professional Development Workshop

Learn how environmental education can be linked to improvements in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the classroom and improve performance on State testing standards. Explore watershed features and water conditions aboard the floating classroom, the Ivory Bill.


Several workshops are presented throughout the year to allow teachers to become excited and effective environmental educators. The following list of goals outlines some of the major program goals:

While on the river the temperature will be about 10 degrees cooler, a jacket may be needed.

Proceeds benefit the Big Thicket Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

For Additional Information Call (409) 651-5326.