This FREE one day workshop will provide an introduction to the NAAEE ‘s Guidelines for Excellence in K-12 Learning and Nonformal Environmental Education Settings.
When: May 7, 2011
Where: Nederland, Colorado
What: The NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence provide a set of recommendations for developing and administering high quality environmental education programs in schools, museums, parks, camps and nature centers. Participants will receive copies of Excellence in Environmental Education: Guidelines for K-12 Learning and Nonformal Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence, as well as other resources for staff training, curriculum development and program administration.
· To identify the key characteristics of high quality environmental education programs;
· To discuss the relationship between program design and program evaluation; and
· To describe how other documents in the National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education series can be used to develop quality programs.
Who Should Attend?
Pre-Service and K-12 Teachers, Environmental and Nonformal Educators, Rangers, Interpreters and Guides, Education Designers, School and Program Administrators
Details and Registration:
This FREE workshop will be held at the Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center, 20 Lakeview Drive, Suite 107, Nederland Colorado, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, on May 7th with an optional drive and hike to the historic Caribou mining area and stellar views of the continental divide later in the day. Participants should bring drinks and brown bag lunches, though other food options are available nearby.
There is limited space and resources so pre-registration is required.
For more information or to register for the workshop please email Eric Carpenter at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805.705.6026