Online Teacher Academy

WCS's Professional Development Department invites K-12 educators to take a walk on the wild side.

Whether teaching for schools or non-traditional settings, our Online Teacher Academy offers something for every teacher!

WCS's award-winning Online Teacher Academy is pleased to offer a variety of learning experiences to suit your needs and interests. Our courses conveniently enhance your understanding of the living world and revitalize your love for nature and science. Entirely online, these six-week courses provide unique opportunities to examine the life sciences of zoology, ecology and conservation, through topics including predators, marine biology, habitat ecology, and climate connections.

Realizing it's not just what we teach, but how we teach it, our courses elaborate on effective science education practices. Pedagogical studies will better equip you to facilitate scientific learning and promote STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs and curriculum.

We also offer onsite programs! Click here to learn more!

Stand for Wildlife

Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species. (Oh, and get a free sticker.)

Double your impact for tigers

Fewer than 4,000 wild tigers are left on this earth—a fact we can no longer afford to ignore.

Help us raise $25,000 for the WCS Big Cat Fund in honor of International Tiger Day. Donate today and your tax-deductible gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

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Join a community of over one million people helping protect the wildlife and places we love.

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Get a Free Sticker

Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species. (Oh, and get a free sticker.)

Get notified about crucial issues, WCS's work, and ways you can help!