Zoo Atlanta welcomes educators and their families to Educator Appreciation Day presented by PNC Bank and sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and Macy’s, coming up Saturday, March 14. Educators enjoy free admission with educator I.D.
As part of the biannual event, educators will also enjoy $2 off general admission for accompanying guests, as well as a 10-percent discount at Zoo gift shops and food outlets; stop by the Ford Pavilion from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to receive a coupon.
Educators are invited to stop by the Zoo’s Educators’ Lounge to meet members of the Zoo Atlanta Education Team and visiting vendors. Children will enjoy private animal encounters and face-painting.
Eligible educators include local and out-of-state early education through university-level teachers (current and retired); homeschool parents; informal educators; administrative support staff; and active Georgia PTA members (one eligible PTA member per family). Acceptable forms of ID include an employee ID with a photo; pay stub or name badge imprinted with the school’s name or county and state-issued photo ID; homeschool declaration of intent with state-issued photo ID; or current Georgia PTA membership card with state-issued ID.
*Pre-registration is encouraged; pre-register online at www.zooatlanta.org. Educator discounts are valid only on Saturday, March 14, 2015, and may not be combined with any other offer or promotion.
WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Educators’ Lounge activities will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30315
About Zoo Atlanta
Viewed as one of the finest zoological institutions in the U.S. and a proud accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo Atlanta has a mission to inspire value and preservation of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family experiences. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the Zoo offers memorable close encounters with nearly 1,400 animals from around the world. The Zoo’s newest destination, Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience, featuring more than 70 species in a 111,000 square-foot complex, opens in spring 2015. Zoo collection highlights include Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the only giant panda twins in the U.S.; North America’s largest zoological collections of gorillas and orangutans; and a global center of excellence for the care and study of reptiles and amphibians. Up-close-and-personal animal experiences include behind-the-scenes Wild Encounters with African elephants, giant pandas, lemurs and Aldabra giant tortoises. Zoo Atlanta is open daily with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Keeper talks, interactive wildlife shows, education programs and special events run year-round. For more information, visit zooatlanta.org or call 404.624.WILD.