Early Childhood Education Conference

Workshop D

Growing up WILD


Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.  Join this educator training workshop with Sarah Witcher from Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources and go home with hands on experience and a new curriculum book to guide your young learner.  All participants attending the entire 2-hour workshop will receive a copy of Growing Up WILD.

Sarah Witcher is the Education Biologist for the Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Service.  In this role, she serves as the State Coordinator for Project WILD, on the state committee for Envirothon high school competition program, and as a leader and public speaker for the Wild Acres backyard habitat program.   She also writes for outreach publications in multiple formats and supports the Rare, Threatened and Endangered Species research and management efforts of the Natural Heritage Program.


   Core of Knowledge: 2.0 Clock Hours of Curriculum