Training & Curriculum

Online training is now available for those interested in using the Project WET curriculum in class, at home or in the community. If you’re a formal educator, an informal educator, or a parent who would like to use an award-winning water curriculum with your children, this is for you.

Online training will replace the usual in-person workshop required to use the WET Guide and activities. This is a self-paced online training. Curriculum Guides for each online training may be provided at no cost to you. Supporting materials also can be found on this website or by contacting your North Dakota State Coordinator for more information, or to request materials free of charge.

If you have decided to complete any of the following online trainings, please begin by emailing the Coordinator. In the email, please list the trainings you plan on completing. Once you have sent the email, you can click on the link(s) below and begin the training session.

For those interested in receiving credit for the trainings, please contact the Coordinator who will guide you through the process of registering for credit with either UND, NDSU or Minot State. Please note there is a cost to register for credit. This is paid directly to the school. ND Water Education Program cannot collect or pay these fees. Please check with your program or school to see if financial help is available for credits.

Online Training

Project Wet Book Cover

A NEW online resource for educators, interpreters, group leaders, water resource professionals, parents, and those interested in getting trained in Project WET!

To complete the online training, participants will need to choose one of the three activities identified in the Project WET 2.0 Option Guide. Instructions for each of these activities are then included in the Project WET 2.0 Guide that you will receive once you have registered for the online training. In order to register you must contact the Coordinator, who will then send you a paper or electronic copy of the guide. Upon completion you will become a certified facilitator and my apply for graduate credit through MSU, NDSU, or UND.

Project WET 2.0 Online Training

Climate, Water Resilience Book Cover

Understanding climate, and specifically the way that climate is changing, is crucial to making informed decisions and building community and environmental resilience.

Project WET offers several resources to teach about climate and the impacts of global warming to youth and adults. These resources target middle and high school students but also work well in adult seminars or education programs. Project WET also offers suggestions for introducing students in upper elementary school to the concepts of global and local water systems that will help them better understand climate science in the future.

To learn more click here.

The Water Course (TWC) is the adult water stewardship and solutions program of the Project WET Foundation (PWF). With more than 30 years of experience in water management and stewardship education, TWC develops innovative awareness and education programs for the public and private sector. TWC’s goal is to make complex information understandable and relevant to the public. A core TWC belief is that water is for all water users, so TWC programs openly engage diverse stakeholders. TWC supports collective action based on sound water science and water stewardship principles, leading to locally relevant solutions and outcomes.

To learn more click here.

Clean Conserve Book Cover

The Project WET Foundation and Ecolab have partnered to create the Clean and Conserve Education Program. Since 2014, Clean and Conserve has reached almost 7 million people in 72 countries, with the goal of conserving water and making the world a healthier place.

To learn more click here.

Developed specifically for teachers working with young children (ages 3-6) and in coordination with early childhood experts and educators, Getting Little Feet Wet is Project WET’s early childhood curriculum.

Getting Little Feet Wet

Activity Booklets and More!

In-Person Training

Join us for an opportunity to experience current watershed management and water resource issues. While exploring the issues and identifying solutions, participants will receive real world, user friendly and classroom ready instruction from specially trained Project WET facilitators, resource professionals, and scientists during this multi-day in person training event.

Note - 2021 Institute canceled due to low registration numbers.

Facilitator leadership training is perfect for K-12 teachers, informal educators, and leaders who work with kids and want to share the importance of water in our lives. This workshop introduces participants to numerous water curriculum guides and activities that are perfect for kids of all ages. This program is designed to challenge students and introduce new science, social studies, language, and math concepts. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be certified and awarded the Project WET facilitator certification. Participants can earn 2 graduate credits (upon approval) for this workshop through UND, MiSU, and NDSU.

Project WET Facilitator Training Flyer

Project WET Facilitators Training Registration

Join us for an opportunity to experience current wetland management and water resource issues. While exploring the issues and identifying solutions, participants will receive real world, user friendly and classroom ready instruction from specially trained Project WET facilitators.

WOW workshops can be held during other times of the year if a sponsoring entity has enough interested individuals.

Wonders Of Wetlands Workshop Flyer

Wonders Of Wetlands Registration