The Connecticut Outdoor and Environmental Education Association is pleased to partner with Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies to present our 2018 annual conference:
EE is Everywhere: Conversations on the Crucial Role of Environmental Education in our Changing World
March 22, 2018 (9am – 4pm) at Yale University’s
Kroon Hall in New Haven, CT
Register today to participate in meaningful conversations and become inspired by current work in environmental education!
Keynote speaker Anne Umali, North American Association for Environmental Education’s (NAAEE’s) Project Manager, ee360, will join us! Anne has over 17 years of experience working in conservation education, extension, and training. She was the national coordinator for the EECapacity Project from 2010-2016. Anne builds collaborative relationships with project partners and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with respect to policy, program planning and implementation, evaluation, outreach, and finances. Previously she worked at the National Audubon Society developing and managing the Conservation Leadership Fellows Program of TogetherGreen, Audubon’s 5-year $20 million innovative conservation program in alliance with Toyota. Before Audubon she worked at the Department of Environmental and Conservation Programs at the Field Museum of Chicago as the International Programs Manager for education. She organized EE training and natural resources use workshops for forest communities within a newly established 3.4 million acre protected area in Bolivia’s super diverse Amazon region. Her first experiences with EE began in Ecuador where she was a Natural Resources Peace Corps Volunteer.
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We invite you to submit your proposal for sessions that go beyond curriculum and provide opportunities for attendees to think deeply about where we are and how we can move our profession forward, together. While all proposals are welcome, we are particularly interested in hands-on sessions that truly engage the audience, ignite meaningful conversation and highlight the innovative and unique ways Environmental Education is infused and can be infused into all aspects of our society. We are also looking for proposals that support one or more of our 3 tracks: