Education Services

Blazing Star provides educational, restoration and design services to county and municipal governments and corporations by
  • producing and participating in native landscaping seminars
  • providing lecture services to garden clubs, civic and school groups

Attention Teachers! Summer 2010 Workshop Preview Below is a tentative line-up of the teacher workshops taught in part by Blazing Star's Caron Wenzel. All offer CPDUs, with Aurora University graduate credit available at an additional fee. Each is designed to coordinate with Illinois State Learning Standards and will include principles and activities that will transfer directly to your classroom. Full descriptions, including fees and registration information, will be available May 1st. For additional information, call Mary Kozub at 815.479.5779.

Groundwater: Gold of the Future
June 16th and 17th
8:30am - 4:30pm
Prairieview Eduacation Center, Crystal Lake, Il

Study the most endangered resource in the world. Hands-on activities, labs and a fieldtrip all help participants bring knowledge and lesson plans back to their classroom.

Environmental Art and Learning Styles
July 13th 16th
8:30am - 4:30pm
Prairieview Education Center, Crystal Lake, Il

This workshop is designed for the teacher who wants to reach multiple learning styles, especially visual and kinesthetic.

Math and the Natural World
August 3rd and 4th
8:30am - 4:30pm
Prairieview Education Center, Crystal Lake, Il

Make connections with the natural world and incorporate fun mathematical lessons into your classroom.