Teacher Portal

Welcome to the Teacher Portal

This Teacher Portal is designed to provide the highest quality service to Missouri’s educators who are interested in teaching about Missouri’s ecology and conservation. Learn about our Discover Nature Schools curriculum guides and student materials. Explore the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program. Review grant opportunities, free teacher workshops, and other conservation-related classroom resources and programs.  

Create an account

Gain access to download or place orders for free curriculum materials. Share teaching techniques and ideas with other teachers and gain tips from others who are using the same curriculum as you. Access non-competitive grant funds for teaching materials and related field trip transportation. Seek advice from professional staff regarding outdoor instruction, outdoor classroom development, outdoor skills, and other curricular needs.

In This Section

Nature-based Resources During School Closures

A compilation of free nature-based resources available to any citizen during the COVID-19 school closures. 

Discover Nature Schools

Hands-on experiences in nature can help Missouri's K-12 students become life-long conservationists. Get teacher training, instructional units, and funding for equipment and field trips.

Education Grants

Get funding to support Discover Nature Schools instructional units and Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program at your school.

Field Trip Opportunities

Several regions offer field trip opportunities at our Nature Centers and Interpretive Centers.


Start an archery program at your school. Get training and equipment grants, and participate in tournaments.

Teacher Workshops

Get training to improve conservation education in your Missouri classroom, home-school class, or youth group. Learn how to incorporate our Discover Nature curriculum in your lessons, and find out how to apply for grants.

Have questions about the teacher portal? Let us know.

Video Segments

These video segments provide information on Missouri-specific natural phenomena and conservation issues that can tie into your curriculum unit. They provide opportunities for your students to question, write about, discuss, and explain.

Eagle Days

Discover resources to coincide with winter “Eagle Days” events in your area or to develop a Bald eagle unit.