Educator Resources

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.” - Rachel Carson

Educator Open House

The 2018-2019 Educator Open House will be Tuesday October 9th 4-6pm

More details coming soon.....


Upcoming Teacher & Educator Workshops

Whether you are a classroom teacher, home schooling parent, museum or park service educator, the Zoo’s Education Department Teacher & Educator Workshops are geared to help you engage your students in environmental education.

There are no workshops currently scheduled.   Check back soon!

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Education Staff are trained facilitators on the following national curriculum's: Project WILD, Growing Up WILD, Aquatic WILD, Flying WILD, and Project Learning Tree.   If you have a group of educators (minimum 10) and would like to schedule your own workshop please contact or call 904.757.4463 x122