Leadership Development For Education
The Nature Place — designated by the National Park Service as a National Environmental Study Center — offers leadership training and development for the support staff, faculty and leadership of elementary, middle school or high schools, as well as environmental education programs for teachers. Through hands-on leadership training in the natural environment, teachers improve communication and collaboration skills. Or through environmental education, you will learn to engage and connect your students with nature and their communities, and empower them to change their lives for a happy and more sustainable future. You will leave equipped to green your classroom, your curriculum, your students’ learning, your school community, and your life’s work as a teacher. The Nature Place works with you and your school to design an effective, one-of-a-kind experiential learning program. We help you select and combine various experiential learning activities from our portfolio — such as orienteering programs, high ropes courses or rock climbing — or customize a single activity to meet your goals within the framework of your school’s vision and mission.
Our total cost includes room, board and your program fee. Our training programs are customized to your needs. Pricing depends on how many participants you have, what we are providing, and on your budget, and our availability. Program fees basically range from $100 - $300/participant for a full day, depending on the above criteria. We are motivated to provide remarkable experiences that make a difference for our clients.
To learn more about these programs, please call 719-748-3475 or email.
“On behalf of the Maria Mitchell ECE-6 staff, I would like to thank you for facilitating such an amazing team-building experience for us… I feel extremely confident in saying that our experience at The Nature Place proved rewarding, both personally and professionally. We all learned something about ourselves as educators and collaborators. This learning experience for the staff will most certainly have a positive impact on our students. Thank you again for helping us recognize each of our individual strengths.” -Principal, Maria Mitchell, Denver Public Schools, ECE-6
“Our week in the Rockies simply wouldn’t have been nearly as successful anywhere other than The Nature Place. We can’t rave enough about your hospitality (and food!), and the facilities were even better than we thought possible.” -R.A.
“The purpose of our workshops was to develop and cement relationships. We were able to do this because of the isolation from social distraction, the relaxed atmosphere, and the comfortable, well-planned programs and meeting areas.”-Linda, Public School Teacher