Sustainable Forestry Teachers Experience

The Sustainable Forestry Teachers Experience is a professional development workshop that demonstrates all elements of sustainable forestry in North Carolina. Discover the forest in our state and learn about the wood products industry!


Piedmont: Southern Pines, North Carolina June 17-20, 2019

Coastal Plains: New Bern, North Carolina June 24-27, 2019   

Mountain: Asheville, North Carolina July 22-25, 2019  

Click here for the application link. (Link will be active as of January 7, 2019.)


Experience Overview:

  • Explore sustainable forestry practices and management techniques used in our state
  • Go behind the scenes during field trips of our industry facilities
  • Tour forests and/or logging sites
  • Participate in environmental education training
    • Project Learning Tree Curriculum-K-8 Guide and Secondary Module
  • Network with educators across the state
  • Connect with professionals in your community

Experience Perks:

  • Participants will receive resource and teaching materials to be used in the classroom or organization
  • All meals, lodging and transpiration while at the conference will be provided
  • Educators can earn Continuing Education (CEU) and EE Certification (Criteria I and Criteria III) credits

Experience Details:

  • Application period will open January 7, 2019
  • Educators will apply online to the program. Accepted participants will have two weeks to pay a one time registration fee of $50.
  • Workshop is geared towards formal and non-formal STEM professionals with emphasis on 3rd-12th grade science teachers.
    • High School Teachers that lead topics aligned to Earth, Environmental, Biology and Agriculture will find our program most beneficial.
    • Registration for the program is first-come-first serve basis based on qualification
  •  Max capacity for each workshop is 40 participants

Click here for a Frequently Asked Questions document.


For questions or additional information please contact Amy Juliana- 919-834-3943 or