Posts Tagged ‘educator’

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….another EE opportunity

February 14, 2014

In addition to our post from Feb 5 listing several fantastic job opportunities, check out this announcement from the DuPont Nature Center for two seasonal environmental educators!

Good luck!

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Teacher Workshop: Engaging Students Through Nature

May 22, 2013

Teacher Workshop: Engaging Students through Nature
July 24th, 2013, 9:00am-3:30pm

Learn strategies to increase student engagement and enrich learning across subject areas by integrating nature into your curriculum.

  • Choose from concurrent sessions for pre-K and lower grades or middle and upper grades.
  • Participate in field studies led by SCEE staff.
  • Share favorite outdoor learning experiences and activities with your peers.
  • Take home FREE resources.
  • Earn Act 48 credit hours.

This workshop is FREE thanks to the support from the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection..
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register call 215-482-7300 x110 or email scee@schuylkillcenter.org.

For more information, please visit http://www.schuylkillcenter.org/programs/forteachers/professional.html.

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Delaware environmental volunteer opportunities

February 11, 2013

Each year, the Delaware Nature Society introduces tens of thousands of children to the wonders of our natural environment. Be a part of our team!
Volunteer Guides work with staff to lead activities for school and scout groups throughout the year at Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, Coverdale Farm in Greenville, and at the DuPont Environmental Education Center in downtown Wilmington.  Scheduling is flexible.

Call David Pragoff, School & Public Group Team Leader, at 302-239-2334 x133 or davidp@delawarenaturesociety.org, to find out more!

 

The Division of Fish and Wildlife works to manage and improve wildlife populations, habitats and recreational facilities in its Wildlife Management Areas throughout the state – and you can help! Become a Wildlife Volunteer and be part of restoration efforts that will have a lasting impact for generations to come. Volunteer projects are open to the public and/or can also be scheduled for individual groups.  For questions or to volunteer, contact Lynne Staub at 302-735-3600 or lynne.staub@state.de.us.

Seasonal Projects: Volunteers are needed for habitat management projects primarily in the Fall, Winter and early Spring. Year round and seasonal wildlife monitoring volunteer opportunities are also available with the Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program and with Division’s environmental education programs.

Volunteer Calendar: The Division of Fish & Wildlife has an online Volunteer Calendar of Events that can be viewed on the volunteer website. Projects and events are listed monthly and provide helpful information on project details, timelines and contacts.

Volunteer Email Listserv: Interested receiving emails to learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities? Sign up for the Volunteer Email Listserv and find out about projects in advance! To sign up, click on the Listserv link on the volunteer website.

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2013 Conference Save-the-Date

October 1, 2012

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2013 DAEE Conference Planning is Underway

September 19, 2012

Planning has begun for DAEE’s Fourth Annual statewide conference, to be held in early 2013.  The date will be announced very soon, once a venue is confirmed – stay tuned! If you would like be involved in this year’s conference, either as a planner or as a presenter, please contact the chair of the Planning Committee, Kathleen Logullo, at klogullo@agcharter.org.

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Delaware’s MOST WANTED

July 5, 2012

Understanding the First State’s nastiest invasive species

On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, join natural resources educators from all over the state as they discuss many of Delaware’s invasive species at the Blackbird Creek Reserve in Townsend, DE. Sponsored by the Delaware Invasive Species Council, the workshop will include content presentations, lesson plan demonstrations, and an actual invasive species removal project. For more information click here, or contact Christopher Petrone (petrone@udel.edu) or Tess Belcher (Theresa.Belcher@state.de.us). This workshop is open to classroom teachers and informal educators! Seat time towards re-certification is available for Delaware classroom teachers.

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DAEE congratulates Gary Kreamer on national award

June 8, 2012

Our sincerest congratulations to Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Gary Kreamer on being awarded the Environmental Law Institute’s Education and Outreach Award!

 

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Upcoming Environmental Education & Job Opportunities – Winter 2012

January 25, 2012

Seeking Board Member Nominations

Interested in serving on the DAEE board? We’d love to have you join us!

For more information, please download this form. If interested, fill it out and email it to Barbara Woodford at Barbara.Woodford@state.de.us.

Deadline is Feb. 10! 

Project WET

Exciting news: the new version of the Project WET guide and online portal were released this fall, and refresher and educator trainings will be held this spring!

Join us at a training – for more information:
www.projectwet.org
(302) 739-3436
Jennifer.Holmes@state.de.us

6-Hour Workshop (for new Project WET Educators)

  • April 13, 2012, 9 am – 3 pm at St. Jones Reserve, Dover, DE

Refresher 2.5 hour Training Dates

  • March 21, 2012 9–11:30 am (11:45) or 1–3:30 pm (3:45) at St. Jones Reserve, Dover, DE
  • April 24, 2012 9:00–11:30 am (11:45) or 1:00 –3:30 pm (3:45) at Blackbird Creek Reserve, Townsend, DE

At Brandywine Creek State Park

For more information: http://www.destateparks.com/park/brandywine-creek  or  Claire.mickletz@state.de.us

Winter Birds & Breakfast

Saturday, Feb. 11, 9 am

Start your day with a hot “cup of joe,” a light breakfast, and a look at some of Brandywine Creek’s beautiful birds.  Binoculars provided, or you may bring your own.  $4 per person, registration required.

Bluebird Box Building

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2 pm

Come learn about Brandywine Creek’s bluebird monitoring program. Learn how you can attract and help bluebirds in your area while building a bluebird box for your own backyard or for donation. Fee is $15 per box.

Stargazing

Saturday, Feb.25, 6 pm

Learn about winter constellations and basic stargazing.  We will start inside with an introduction and then head out to see the stars.  Equipment is available or you may bring your own.  $3 per person.

Delaware State Parks Internship Program

Summer Camp Counselor, Park Management, Environmental Stewardship, Facility Management, and 14 others.

Job Type – Internship, paid.

Link for more information: www.destateparks.com/internship

Contact Person: Glen Stubbolo, 302-739-9181

Volunteer Fishing Instructor with Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife

With the Aquatic Resource Education Center and Delaware Divison of Fish and Wildlife: http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Education/Pages/EducationPrograms.aspx

Contact Person:  Tess Belcher,  Theresa.Belcher@state.de.us, (302) 735-8656

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Register for our 2012 Conference – “Turning the Tide Toward Environmental Education”

January 22, 2012

Conference registration is now open!

Theme: “Turning the Tide Toward Environmental Education”

Please join us for our third annual conference, which will be held Feb. 25 at the Officer’s Club in Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Del.

We are extremely excited that acclaimed environmental author Tom Horton has agreed to be our keynote speaker. The conference will feature several strands of educational sessions, exhibits, and opportunities for networking and professional development.

We will also have space available for environmental education vendors and exhibitors.  If you are interested in being an exhibitor, please contact Marianne Walch for more information (marianne.walch@state.de.us, 302-760-2195).

For additional information, or to volunteer to help, contact Dawn Webb (dawn.webb@state.de.us, 302-422-1329).

Visit our online registration page

Download our 2012 DAEE Conference Flyer

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2012 Conference – “Turning the Tide Toward Environmental Education”

December 15, 2011

Save the date for our next annual conference: February 25, 2012

Theme: “Turning the Tide Toward Environmental Education”

Our third annual conference will be held Feb. 25 at the Officer’s Club in Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Del. We are extremely excited that acclaimed environmental author Tom Horton has agreed to be our keynote speaker.

Planning is in full force for the conference, which will feature several strands of educational sessions, exhibits, and opportunities for networking and professional development.

We will also have space available for environmental education vendors and exhibitors.  If you are interested in being an exhibitor, please contact Marianne Walch for more information (marianne.walch@state.de.us, 302-760-2195).

More information will be shared soon, including a draft agenda.  Online registration will open in late January and a link will be posted here as soon as it’s open.

For additional information, or to volunteer to help, contact Dawn Webb (dawn.webb@state.de.us, 302-422-1329).

Download our 2012 DAEE Conference Flyer

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