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Consulting and Workshop Offerings


Site visit and tour of Juniper Hill School (2-3hours)

  • Visit Juniper Hill School and have a tour with Anne Stires

  • Meet and talk with teachers and students--if they are onsite

  • Discuss mission/vision, philosophy, schedules, curriculum, and have open Q & A time


Site visit and assessment of partner school outdoor areas (time length varies, dependent on scope and number of classrooms, age levels, etc.—start with a base of 3 hours)

  • Visit school property an possibly surrounding area (conservation lands, town property)

  • Assess for use/creation of outdoor classroom areas

*Additional time: Creation of proposal on how to get started with establishing outdoor learning spaces (varies—start with two hours of writing and research time)

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Stepping Outside the School Building with Students For the First Time: Tips and Tricks for How to Get Started (half-day training)

  • This is the practice of moving slowly and starting small

  • Establishing your “Why?” and keeping yourself safe and sane


Risk Management and Safety Basic Training, Professional Development for Teachers and Administrators (day-long workshop)

  • Begin laying the foundation for risk management and safety when teaching outdoors

  • Part I: Preparing--A.M., Part II: Putting Some of it into Action--P.M.


Risk Management and Safety Training Next Level, Professional Development for Teachers and Administrators (day-long workshop)

  • This training is for those who have completed the Basic Training and want to reach deeper and higher. Included are: Carving, Sawing, Fire, Off-campus Trips (into the “Beyond”)


“Teaching With Nature, Not Just In Nature”: Establishing Norms, Routines, and Developing the Basics of Nature-Based Curriculum (day-long workshop with follow-up)

  • This is the tip of the iceberg with how to begin integrating your teaching practices


“Outdoor Learning and Nature-based Teaching in the Winter? Yes We Can!” (day-long workshop with follow-up)

  • Basic routines and rhythms, curriculum, and risk management for winter learning


Anne Stires Leading a Professional Learning Community with your school community, district, or between schools…more details to come!

Fees and Pricing Structure*

Juniper Hill School Observation Days: $50/person for 2-3 hour visit

  • Hourly rate for a bundle of services: $100/hr. for site visits to schools, consults beyond 15 minutes, preparing documents and offering proposals

  • Lead Presentations, Keynotes: $1200

  • Workshops at Conferences: $300-500 (dependent upon length of workshop: 1-2 hours)

  • Professional Development, Teacher Workshops: $1000/day, $600/half day

  • Summer Institute for Early Childhood and Elementary Educators at Juniper Hill School (Teaching With Nature: An Introduction to Nature-Based Teaching and Learning): $1200 and the option to take it for Antioch University graduate credit, additional $400

*fee for service, plus travel expenses (mileage, flights, rental car, accommodations, food)

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