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August 12, 2020
We hope you’ve marked your calendars for our upcoming virtual conference. We are busy putting the final touches on a new conference website, which will include our speakers, workshops, prices, and more. We'll have more than 300 sessions, from bright spots to posters to symposia, many of which will be available on demand for viewing any time. We also have a fantastic line up of plenary speakers, which we will reveal soon! Although we all wish we could be together in person, this is the next best thing. Thanks to all of you for your patience and understanding as we work to open registration shortly. Prices will be flexible: Our goal is to ensure that everyone can take part!
49th Annual Conference
Opening Keynote: October 13
17th Annual Research Symposium
Welcome Reception: October 8
Workshops, Affinity Group Meetings, and more
Presenters: Please confirm all accepted sessions by Friday.
Registration is opening soon. Stay tuned for more details!
Designing or Improving Online EE Programming
Are you interested in designing or improving your online EE programs? Participate in this evidence-based learning network focused on EE distance learning, which will provide feedback about your online programs and the opportunity to collaborate with others on program design and improvement.Read more >
NatStart2020 Virtual Conference: Access All Year!
NatStart2020 launched last week with a wide variety of on-demand and live sessions. The live events have concluded, and all presentations are now available on the site, so you have plenty of time to join our largest conference ever.Read more >
COVID and Climate Change
In the past five months, the coronavirus has greatly changed the way the world operates. There have been huge impacts on life as we know it, both good and bad. The economy is suffering, but what about climate?Read more >
DEADLINE PAST - DEADLINE PAST - REVIEW DRAFT of Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence
We need your help and input!!! The Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence were first published in 1996 and have been updated about every five years since then. We are in the process of revising these guidelines once again. The process is iterative. Our writing team developed the current draft. We invite you to review this draft and provide comments that will be used in the revision process. This set of guidelines describes recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education instructional resources. They aim to help producers of activity guides, lesson plans, and other instructional materials create high quality products and to provide educators with a tool to evaluate the wide array of available environmental education materials.Read more >
Nature-Based Preschools Continue Impressive Growth Across the US
The Natural Start Alliance is proud to release new research that documents the continued expansion of nature preschools in the United States. Three years after our last report, the number of nature preschools in the United States has more than doubled to an estimated 585 programs, or a 25-fold increase over the past decade.Read more >
Webinar Series: Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the Field of EE Lineup
Webinars: Navigating Difficult Conversations: Creating an Environment for Social Issue Discussions: (Part I) August 6, 3:00 PM ET - Learn research-based best practices in creating a safe environment for student participation in addressing the most essential questions facing our communities, in person or at a distance. (Part II) August 20, 3:00 PM ET - Enhance your classroom practice of engaging student voice in civil discourse face to face or at a distance. Learn how to curate the right question, prompt, and strategy to meet your learning targets, and facilitate better conversations and reflective practices.
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