As part of our commitment to rainforest education and professional development, Amazon Rainforest Workshops and Vernier Software and Technology are pleased to offer a $1,000 AP* Environmental Science Grant to join the 2017 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest. The Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest is a life-changing, cross-curricular professional development workshop for in which educators learn instructional approaches and protocols while exploring one of the world’s most important natural resources – the Amazon Rainforest.

We are seeking an AP Environmental Science educator applicant who demonstrates a strong commitment to bringing the Amazon experience and Vernier data collection technology back to their classroom in very tangible ways and sharing their experience with future academy participants and the Vernier Software & Technology network. Please download a complete syllabus and learn more about the Academy goals and objectives prior to completing your application.

Applications are evaluated by a panel of past participants and members of the Amazon Rainforest Workshops advisory board. The application deadline is March 7, 2017. Applicants will be notified of results no later than March 15, 2017.

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For questions, please contact Christa Dillabaugh, Director of Amazon Rainforest Workshops, at

* AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in and does not endorse this grant.