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Professional Development Events & Conferences

Events & Conferences


Here are a selection of environmental learning events that may be interesting to you, our TDSB educators!

We will alert you to new events through our EcoSchools newsletter and on our twitter account.

Check out the videos of our past events and webinars.


Cultivating Connections: Sharing our Success

Thursday, June 6, 2024 4:30-6:00pm EST

Join us for the TDSB EcoSchools Year-end Celebration, Cultivating Connections, hosted in collaboration with OISE to celebrate the important work of the EcoSchools community. This event is for TDSB teachers, staff and employees, and members of the OISE community. Advance registration is required using this form and there is no cost for attending this after-school event. Location details will be shared with those who register.
During this event, Pam Miller, EcoSchools Instructional Leader, will give a short talk on the edge of her retirement, and TDSB teachers will share their accomplishments in Climate Change Education through a learning carousel. All in attendance will enjoy connecting with colleagues while enjoying vegetarian snacks and refreshments. This event will be followed by a social event for Pam Miller to celebrate her 'retirement' and next phase of learning. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Urquhart ( We look forward to having you join us!

Embodying Regenerative Hope: Learning-Practices for Wellbeing, Peace and Resilience

Wednesday, April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 22, 29; June 5; 4-6pm ET

This in-person professional development series responds to the pressing need for teachers to be supported in how they are cultivating wellness for themselves, their students and their shared environments. Over the course of 8 weeks, teachers will be welcomed into a participatory, embodied and arts -based learning experience to engage at the intersection of social justice, mental health, socio-emotional learning, community-building, and environmental sustainability. For more info on this course, please watch this video and visit the SCAN events page. Facilitated by Danielle Denichaud.


Past Conferences

  • Accelerating Climate Change Education - October 2023
  • Connecting with Communities: Educating for Climate Justice in School Communities - November 2022
  • Climate Courage: Educators Addressing the Climate Crisis - October 2021
  • Exploring the Nature of Cities (national conference) - April 2021
  • A New Climate: Climate Action in Our Classrooms - October 2019
  • Engaging with EcoJustice - October 2018
  • Health, Wellness and Sustainability - January 2018
  • Climate of Change: Environmental Education in Action - February 2017