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The Conservatory is not only a great place for students to learn and experience something unique. When it comes to incorporating plants into classroom curriculum, it’s also home to a wealth of resources for teachers and other educators. There are endless possibilities for meaningful connections in science, ecology, gardening and greening, math, geography, history and art.


Remember, the Conservatory is free, so teachers are always welcome to visit and collect ideas for a field trip or classroom lesson. For teachers who want the opportunity to talk with our trained educational staff in a more structured setting, we also offer a variety of ways to access the knowledge and resources of our staff.


KNOW-BEFORE-YOU-GO Open House For Teachers At the Conservatory   


There are no upcoming Open Houses at this time. Please check back soon for updates!




The greening movement is growing and now teachers have even more opportunities to learn how to green up their curriculum and classrooms. The content of each Conservatory teacher training will focus on particular grade levels and standards, but teachers at all levels are welcome to attend. Botanical information, hands-on activities and explorations, and greening resources included in every workshop.  


There are no upcoming Growing Great Teachers sessions at this time. Please check back for updates.


For more information, please contact Naaman Gambill at 773.638.1766 x20 or



Teacher Open Houses

Green Teacher Network

Green Teacher Network Brochure (PDF)

Garden Camp for Teachers

Field Trips for Schools
& Groups








  Teacher Training Contact Information 



Naaman Gambill
Program Coordinator
(773) 638-1766 x20