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The latest news, resources, and opportunities in the ee community
August 3, 2016
Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 31. Register now >
- VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers can earn free conference registration for one day or the full conference. Details are available here and sign-up starts Monday.
- RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM: We're excited to announce the panelists for the Research Symposium opening plenary, Crossing Boundaries—The Makings of High-Quality EE Research: Dr. Paul Hart (chair), Dr. Teresa Lloro-Bidart, Dr. Greg Lowan-Trudeau, Dr. Phillip G. Payne, and Dr. Bonnie Shapiro. Click here for more information on the Symposium.
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July News from the Natural Start Alliance
Read about why not to filter out the messy, imperfect moments in nature preschools, watch a video that makes the case for forest kindergartens, learn how to raise brilliant children according to science, check out the latest job openings, and read the latest news from Natural Start.Read more >
Messages & Master Narratives: Kristen Grimm, Spitfire Strategies
As the founder and president of Spitfire Strategies, Kristen Grimm has extensive experience conceiving, implementing and managing smart programs that create lasting social change. You won't want to miss her webinar on Wednesday, August 31 at 3:00 EDT for the next installment of NAAEE's webinar series.Read more >
Announcing the #Teach4Climate Back-to-School 2016 Social Media Campaign
The NAAEE eePro Climate Change Education group and the NOAA Climate Education office invite YOU to join the #Teach4Climate social media campaign that started July 26 and runs till September 9th. It is easy. All the details are in the #Teach4Climate Back to School 2016 Media Kit.Read more >
June News from the Natural Start Alliance
Learn about using mud in your natural classrooms. Read about a bilingual, green preschool. Find out how to register yourself and/or your exhibit at the October NAAEE conference in Madison. Keep up with the latest ECEE news and job opportunities.Read more >
“Living for oneself will do absolutely nothing to fill the gasping hole inside of you. In my experience that void gets filled, not through strength but through weakness. You must be weak before the world because love and listening weaken you, they make you vulnerable, they break you open and its is only when you are weak that you can truly see and acknowledge and forgive and love the weakness in others. Weakness allows you to see other humans not as enemies to defeat but collaborators and co-creators.”Read more >
An Interview Between Climate Fellows
Elvia Rodriguez Ochoa, Neighborhood Programs Director for Openlands in Chicago, is a multi-disciplinary artist, educator, and administrator, active for over twenty years. Steeped in community based practices, Elvia has helped foster the creative community in Chicago by collaborating with groups as diverse as Polvo Alternative, VillArte, AREA, SouthWest Youth Collaborative, and currently serves on the board at ElevArte Community Studio, Advocates for Urban Agriculture, and NeighborSpace. Climate Stories Project Director Jason Davis recently interviewed Elvia about her current projects.Read more >
Webinar Series: Bringing New Ideas and Innovation to the Field of EE
August 31 at 3:00 EDT. Messages & Master Narratives: Kristen Grimm, Spitfire Strategies
Seeking 30 Under 30 Nominations
Deadline: August 5. Help showcase individuals in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, 30 years old or younger, who are game changers in their communities.
Call for Award Nominations
Deadline: August 5--Recognize individuals and organizations that excel in EE by nominating them for one of our annual awards.
From the eePRO Community