NPPD to Host Environmental Workshop for Teachers

Posted 11 months ago

By Scott Carlson

nppd(AP) — The Nebraska Public Power District is hosting a free teacher’s workshop to introduce an environmental program for schools.

The workshop runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 14 in Kearney. Registration includes lunch and lodging, if needed.

Organizers will show teachers the GreenSchools program, which encourages students to take personal responsibility for improving the quality of their school, home and community environment. It’s aimed at students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Guest presenters will include professionals from the Nebraska Public Power District, Nebraska Forest Service, Keep Nebraska Beautiful and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

The deadline to register is Nov. 8. Registration can be completed online athttp://odie.esu10.org/workshops .