NH Project Learning Tree Awarded $20,000 USDA Forest Service Grant

Funds will support a science-based teacher professional development program for middle and high school teachers  1/24/12 CONCORD, NH: NH Project Learning Tree, a nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities to enhance youth understanding, appreciation, and love for the natural world, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $20,000 grant from The USDA—Forest …

NH Project Learning Tree Awarded $75,000 Math Science Partnership Grant from NH Department of Education: Nashua teachers to receive training and support in science content and skills

CONCORD, NH: NH Project Learning Tree, a nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities to enhance youth understanding, appreciation, and love for the natural world, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $75,000 Math Science Partnership grant from New Hampshire’s Department of Education. The grant funds will be used by NH Project Learning …

Diane St. Jean – 2011 National PLT Outstanding Educator Honoree

Diane St. Jean, Seventh and Eighth Grade Reading Teacher, Barrington Middle School, Barrington, New Hampshire It was Diane St. Jean’s passion for integrated learning that first brought her to PLT. A reading teacher at Barrington Middle School in Barrington, New Hampshire, she attended her first workshop in 2008 and immediately saw the potential in using PLT with …

Connecting with Nature: St. Paul’s School Students Celebrate Earth Day at The Children’s Learning Center with NHPLT 

Connecting with Nature: St. Paul’s School Students Celebrate Earth Day at The Children’s Learning Center with NHPLT  5/18/11 On a recent blustery, but bright spring morning, St. Paul’s School students celebrated Earth Day at the Childhood Learning Center. In the process, with the help of Erin Hollingsworth of NH Project Learning Tree, the students discovered …

NH PLT Awarded $6,500 Grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation:Funds will support expansion of early childhood environmental education

NH PLT Awarded $6,500 Grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation:Funds will support expansion of early childhood environmental education  5/5/11 NH Project Learning Tree is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $6,500 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation. The grant will support NH Project Learning Tree’s expansion of early childhood environmental education across New …

PLT School Receives “Go Greener” Grant!

PLT School Receives “Go Greener” Grant! 4/18/11 NH PLT partner, Bicentennial School in Nashua received a $500 “Go Greener” grant from the National Environmental Education Foundation! The school has been working hard to connect students to nature and reduce their environmental impact and now their efforts are being recognized nationally.  5th grade teacher and Green …

New Outdoor Classroom Special Fund Celebrates Cowles’ Leadership

New Outdoor Classroom Special Fund Celebrates Cowles’ Leadership 3/23/11 NH Project Learning Tree is very pleased to announce the creation of a dedicated fund to celebrate the leadership of our outgoing Executive Director, Esther Cowles.   All proceeds will be used to sustain her commitment to programs that take kids outdoors to learn about the natural …

Diane St. Jean – 2010 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Diane St. Jean is a reading teacher at Barrington Middle School. She is passionate about bringing subjects together for her students and this fuels her commitment to environmental education and using PLT. After attending a one-day workshop in 2008, Diane participated in our yearlong program called a Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC). Diane developed an …

7th Graders in Gilmanton Explore Nearby Ecosystem

7th Graders in Gilmanton Explore Nearby Ecosystem 11/23/10 In early September, Gilmanton science teacher Mary Fougere and her 7th grade students explored nearby Cogswell Mountain over two full days.  This experience allowed students to practice the skills of field scientists and to better understand their community.  Fougere credits recent training from NH Project Learning Tree …