Half-day Introductory Workshop

Engaging Students in the Study of Climate Change: The Choices Approach

8:30 am — 11:30 am
Oakland Schools
Waterford, MI

Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!

Participants will be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested issues and exploring multiple perspectives.

Teachers will be immersed in Climate Change and Questions of Justice (provided.) We will discuss how this unit addresses the Next Generation Science Standards, and ways to adapt the unit to specific classroom goals. A review of free resources available from the Choices Program will also be provided.

Participants will learn about other opportunities to engage students in content on Climate Change and network with colleagues in science and social studies education from across the state.

Hosted by Oakland, MI Schools
Register $70Per Person

Workshop includes the curriculum unit and a certificate of completion.


All Science and Social Studies teachers are invited to attend. Environmental Science, Geography and Current Issues teachers are the main audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.


Mimi Stephens

Choices Professional Development Director
Mimi is Professional Development Director for the Choices Program and a Research Associate at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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