Project-Based Learning:
Boreal Toad

Solve a real-world problem with Denver Zoo in this toadally awesome two-day workshop. You'll dive into project-based learning—and hop away with techniques for exploring authentic conservation problems in your classroom. Our boreal toad conservation project will be a jumping-off point for you to design your own teaching units. Sign up today before you frogget!


8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
June 20-21 (Tue/Wed)
July 17-18 (Mon/Tue) 
July 26-27 (Wed/Thurs)


$200 per person 


Two days at Denver Zoo 


1.0 graduate level credit through Colorado School of Mines included with registration!

CONTACT US for school-or district-level custom dates: 

PROGRAMMING: This behind-the-scenes opportunity gives you access to Denver Zoo conservation experts, connections to content for your classroom, daily breakfast and lunch and opportunities to brainstorm and network with fellow educators. 

Included in this Teacher Professional Development Program:

  • Immersive hands-on learning at Denver Zoo.
  • Connection with Denver Zoo conservationists, animal care staff and other experts, not to mention some really cool animals!
  • Networking and brainstorming with fellow teachers.
  • Lots of time outside in the beautiful Colorado sunshine – pack that sunscreen!
  • Graduate level credit through Colorado School of Mines.
  • Meals, Zoo treats and a special Denver Zoo souvenir.
  • Inquire about mileage reimbursement opportunities for teachers outside the Denver metro area:

To cancel or transfer a program, please contact at least two weeks prior to your scheduled program date.

  • Transfer Fees: Transfer fee of $25 applies to any date or program change. We cannot guarantee availability in future workshops.
  • Cancellation Fees: All sales are final, unless the Zoo must cancel the program. Exceptions can be requested in the case of family medical emergencies, severe illness or for required quarantine due to COVID-19.