Volunteer to Wyoming PLT
Dedicated Volunteers are the life blood of Wyoming Project Learning Tree.
Steering Committee members volunteer to help lead, direct, and support the WY PLT program.
Facilitators volunteer to provide PLT training, materials, and support to educators in all walks of life.
Teachers use PLT in an effort to bring the environment into their classrooms, and students into the environment.
Students are active in their communities through service learning projects and community action.
How to Become a PLT Facilitator
Facilitators are volunteers who have received extensive training in PLT's materials, philosophy, and guiding principles.
Under Wyoming PLT's by-laws, the only way to become a facilitator is to be trained under the direction of the State Coordinator. This requirement ensures that each facilitator has proficient leadership skills and is familiar with PLT's mission. Being a facilitator means being a leader and a team player, and often provides rewarding and career-building experiences.
If you would like to become a facilitator, please complete the facilitator application form in the link below and contact the state coordinator.
How to Become a PLT Steering Committee Member
The Steering Committee is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and strategy development to support the Project Learning Tree program and its state coordinators. The mission of the Steering Committee rests in developing opportunities for today’s youth to further understand natural resource management and complex environmental issues through working with educators, resource management professionals, youth leaders, citizen conservationists, and others in cooperative projects.
The main functions of the Steering Committee are to:
· Assist in the development of a state strategic plan and annual work plan
· Provide support in achieving the mission and goals of the state program
· Help to raise funds for the state program
· Generate new ideas for problem solving
· Develop special state-specific projects
· Allow for broader constituency within the state program
Each member serves a three year term, and any member may be reappointed in succession. The committee meets two to three times annually or more frequently at its discretion. For more information contact our Steering Committee Chair: Jacelyn Downey at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Get PLT for Your Class or School
Project Learning Tree materials are typically not for sale. In order to receive PLT materials, you are required to participate in a professional development workshop. Workshops are offered to meet a variety of professional development needs. Workshop audiences include: formal and non-formal educators, home school educators, day-care providers, resource agencies, scout leaders, and more. Advanced, and train-the-trainer leadership can also be available.
Workshops can also be scheduled specifically for your school or organization.
Workshops are open to anyone, held at convenient times, and are reasonably priced.
Check the Calendar of Events, or contact your State Coordinator for more information about PLT workshops and events in your area or to schedule a workshop for your school or organization.
In recent years some guides have become available through online courses. Please go to "Curriculum" under the main menu to find links to the guides with online courses.
State Coordinator: Jessica Halverson at Jessica.Halverson1@gmail.com