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Professional Learning

Learn with Wave Hill

Wave Hill provides a variety of hands-on, engaging professional learning opportunities, including day-long workshops and custom programs for educators. Participants learn innovative and effective ways to connect the natural world to classroom learning, explore multiple entry points for different learners and develop an understanding of current research behind pedagogical approaches and learning theories.

Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credits through the New York State Education Department (NYSED) are available for participants who successfully complete professional learning programs at Wave Hill.

Contact Us

To inquire about custom programs and register for upcoming events, contact:

Branching Out: Learning with Our City’s Landscape

Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 9AM-12PM
Kerlin Learning Center, Wave Hill House
$40, includes materials and light refreshments

How do we incorporate nature-based learning into an urban classroom? Cultivate the ability to identify micro green spaces in your school community. Examine the relationship between nature journaling and student-motivated learning. Investigate Wave Hill’s woodlands and develop strategies for applying that understanding to the street trees found on any New York City block. Participants are eligible for up to 3 CTLE hours.

Registration required, online or by calling 718.549.3200 x246.

Limited to 25 participants. A waitlist will be generated once capacity is reached. If there is sufficient interest, waitlisted participants may be contacted regarding an afternoon session from 1-4PM. Questions? Please email us at or call the telephone number and extension above.

Wave Hill House is wheelchair-accessible. There is an accessible, ground-level entrance at the front of the building with a power-assist door. The restroom on the ground level is all-gender and ADA-compliant. Additional ADA-compliant restrooms are available on the lower level, which can be accessed by elevator.

Save the Date for Chancellor’s Day!

Be sure to save the date for Thursday, June 6! Educators will have the chance to engage in more professional learning opportunities at Wave Hill. More information coming soon.