Tentative conference schedule

Details are still being ironed out, so please stay tuned for more exciting additions!

Registration is open – follow this link to register online. NOTE: Registration will close on February 11 at midnight.

2nd Annual Conference: Environmental Education in a Changing Climate

8:00 a.m. – Registration/Refreshments/Networking

9:00 a.m. – Welcome

9:15 -10 a.m. – Keynote Speaker

Chief Dennis Coker, Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware

10:10 -11 a.m. – Concurrent Session I

  • Environmental Education for Early Childhood (Project Learning Tree and Growing up WILD) – Ashley Peebles, Delaware Forest Service and Edna Stetzar, DNREC
  • Using Real-time Water Quality Data in the Classroom – Jennifer Holmes, DE Project Wet

11:10 a.m. -12 p.m. – Concurrent Session II

  • Environmental Education for Children with Special Needs- Dr. Kristina Falling
  • STEM in Nonformal Education – Tonyea Mead, Delaware Department of Education

12:00 -1 p.m. – LUNCH & Remarks from Children in Nature Task Force

1:10 -2 p.m. – Concurrent Session III

  • Climate Change and Sea Level Rise – Greg Breese, US Fish & Wildlife
  • Outdoor Learning Areas: Case Studies – Dave Pragoff, Delaware Nature Society

2:10 -3 p.m. – Concurrent Session IV

  • Educating with Wildlife – Dawn Webb, DE Council of Wildlife Rehabilitators and Educators
  • Healthy Foods and the Outdoors -Thianda Manzara, Ph.D., Healthy Food for Healthy Kids, Inc.

3:10 – 4 p.m. – DAEE Annual Meeting and Concluding Remarks


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