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Educator Open House

Friday, August 3
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Always wondered what the Houston Zoo has to offer teachers and students? Well now’s your chance to find out! Come learn about ways that your school can save wildlife through partnerships, mascot programs, and our educator programs. Get ideas for the upcoming school year by enjoying the Zoo for the day on us!

Educator Workshops

Thank you to all the educators that attended our workshops during the 2017-2018 school year.  Check back in August for our Fall offerings!

Adopt an Animal for your classroom!


Your students will learn to appreciate wildlife on a deeper level through a symbolic adoption of one of the Zoo’s animal residents. With three different adopt levels and 20 different animals from which to choose, you are sure to find the adoption that is right for your classroom.

Find out all the animals you can choose from to adopt:


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 Educator Materials

Guide your students through a fun-filled journey learning about the Houston toad, one of the most endangered amphibians in North America.


Educators Night Out

Thank you for attending another great year of Educators Night Out programs!  We look forward to hearing your saving wildlife classroom stories and see you again in the Fall!

Thank you to our Educators Night Out sponsor:


Educator Day

Thank you to all the participants that attended Educator Day 2017!  We hope you enjoyed your day and discovered new ideas for your classroom.

Thank you to our Educator Day sponsor:


Frequently Asked Questions about Educator Events

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