Resources for Teachers

Group of teachers birding in the field

As a way to support environmental education beyond Mass Audubon-led school programs, we offer resources as well as teacher trainings.

Preschoolers in a field © Emily Haranas

Mass Audubon is committed to early childhood education. Our preschool programs encourage curiosity and wonder through hands-on nature exploration, movement, and play—a tradition we’ve upheld for nearly 100 years.

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Looking at eggs from a vernal pool

Mass Audubon now provides educators with free online teaching units to use throughout the year. These units are aligned with Massachusetts curriculum frameworks and are great for classroom teachers, parent volunteers, scout leaders, homeschooling parents, afterschool/enrichment leaders, and neighborhood nature club leaders.

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Teachers in workshop looking for caterpillars

These workshops and courses are designed for active participation and practical application in the classroom. Teachers can attend workshops offered on a variety of topics or our education staff can design a workshop to meet your specific needs. Summer courses are held at Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries.

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School group at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

Mass Audubon offers a wide variety of fun and educational nature-based programs year round for students of all ages. Our award-winning school programs can bring the natural world to you and your students. Find a program >