Guidelines for Excellence Training

Guidelines for Excellence Training

Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence
Outdoor School Curriculum through the Lens of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In this one-day workshop, participants will explore the North American Association for Environmental Education’s (NAAEE) Materials Guidelines through a diversity, equity and inclusion lens and then apply what’s been learned to their outdoor school curriculum. Participants will work in small groups to put the guidelines into practice and identify ways to improve existing outdoor school programs.

Who should attend? Outdoor School Providers, educators, and administrators with an interest in using the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion to review existing or in the development of new outdoor school curriculum.

$35 per person; includes lunch and materials.

Registration: Preregistration is required. Please send the following information to Deadline for Registration is August 2, 2017. A follow-up confirmation e-mail, with more details, will be sent prior to the workshop.

Outdoor School affiliation (teacher, field instructor, director, etc):
Summer e-mail:

For more information, email or call 503-220-5774

NAAEE Guidelines Certified Instructors:
Alison Heimowitz, Oregon Zoo, Education School and Teacher Liaison and EEAO Board Member,  503-220-5774
Lisa Hermann, Arizona State University, Education Coordinator for ASU Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Susan Sahnow, Oregon State University, Oregon Environmental Literacy Program Coordinator and Outdoor School Program Leader, 541-737-3005

Event Properties

Event Date 08-18-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 08-18-2017 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 08-02-2017
Individual Price $35.00
Oregon Zoo
4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221, USA
Oregon Zoo

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