Educator’s Corner

Educator's Corner

Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari strives to provide educational programs to enhance your curriculum and inspire your students. All of our programs are designed to meet state and national standards. Whether in the classroom or visiting the Park, be sure to take advantage of our unique resources and programming opportunities.

Wildlife Safari Park provides high quality professional development opportunities for both formal and informal educators.  Our aim is to develop a community of educators dedicated to professional growth in STEM and wildlife conservation.  We believe that science is learned through authentic experiences and real-world applications, and what better place than our Park!  All professional development opportunities are aligned to the new Nebraska College and Career Ready Standards for Science and Next Generation Science Standards. 

Join our Educator VIP list to find out about special education events and professional development workshops both at the Wildlife Safari Park and Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in advance. Email with the subject of Educator VIP


Upcoming Workshops:

Whoop for Whooping Cranes - Saturday, March 16  9:00 am to Noon 

Educators will have the opportunity to learn about this endangered species; focusing on their wetland and prairie habitats, migration patterns, and threats along the way. We will explore how they communicate through dance and explore protection efforts to ensure their future survival.  Lessons and activities presented in this workshop are aligned to Nebraska's College and Career Ready Standards for Science. 

Registration required.  Cost is $10/person which includes supplies.  

Register Here

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