Educator Workshops & Trainings
We aim to develop STEM literacy and water stewardship in Solano County students by offering annual professional development trainings to local teachers and informal educators.
These trainings support educators like you in evolving your instructional practice and deepening your content knowledge through the award-winning Project WET curriculum as well as presentations by local experts.
Solano Water Institute for Teachers
July 31 - August 2, 2024 plus October 19, 2024
Register for the training here.
Participants who complete the full training receive a $400 stipend and 27 hours of continuing education credits.
Check out the video below for highlights from last year. (Only have a moment? Watch this 1-minute version instead!)
Join us in Summer 2024 for the 4th Solano Water Institute for Teachers. This four-day, field-trip-based workshop highlights the preservation of Solano County open spaces and the region's complex water resources, while providing first-hand experiential learning that teachers can share with their students for continued exploration.
Solano Water Institute for Teachers is funded by the Solano County Orderly Growth Committee, the California Department of Water Resources, Water Education Foundation, Solano County Water Agency, Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District, and the cities of Vacaville, Fairfield, Dixon, Suisun City, Vallejo, and Benicia.
Solano Resource Conservation District provides Solano Instititute attendees with training through California Project WET. All educational materials are STEM/STEAM friendly and support California Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
Learn more about Project WET and available publications by clicking here.
Project WET is an international, award-winning water resource education program for teachers and science educators. Teachers receive a free curriculum guide and access to the Project WET online teacher portal. Click here to see our Project WET video.
Only have a moment? Watch this 1-minute version instead!
See our extended video to learn more: