More Updates to the Conference Schedule

Here are some new exciting additions to our upcoming conference! A third session has been added to each rotation! The revised full schedule is below.

Don’t forget to register soon – space is limited! Follow this link to register online.

NOTE: Registration will close on February 11 at midnight.

Registration includes access to all the conference sessions, breakfast refreshments and lunch, door prizes and exhibitor resources, and a year membership to the Delaware Association for Environmental Education. Also, you can now download the 2011 DAEE conference flyer and help spread  the word!

The conference will be held Saturday, February 26, 2011 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM at St. Thomas More Preparatory School in Magnolia, Del.

Updated schedule:

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 (PLT and Growing up WILD) – Ashley Peebles, Delaware Forest Service and Edna Stetzar
  • Using Real-time Water Quality Data in the Classroom – Jennifer Holmes, DE Project Wet
  • Environmental Education for Children with Special Needs- Dr. Kristina Failing

11:10 a.m.- Noon Concurrent Session II

  • STEM in Nonformal Education – Tonyea Mead, Delaware Department of Education
  • Environmental Education for Children with Special Needs- Dr. Kristina Failing
  • Educating with Wildlife- Dawn Webb, DE Council of Wildlife Rehabilitators and Educators

Noon -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 and Wildlife and Kelly Valencik, Delaware Coastal Program
  • Outdoor Learning Areas: Case Studies – Dave Pragoff, Delaware Nature Society
  • Healthy Foods and the Outdoors- Thianda Manzara, Ph.D., Healthy Food for Healthy Kids, Inc.

2:10 -3 p.m. Concurrent Session IV

  • Healthy Foods and the Outdoors- Thianda Manzara, Ph.D., Healthy Food for Healthy Kids, Inc.
  • Educating with Wildlife- Dawn Webb, DE Council of Wildlife Rehabilitators and Educators
  • Climate Change and Sea Level Rise- Greg Breese, US Fish and Wildlife and Kelly Valencik, Delaware Coastal Program

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

**** Session titles and time slots are tentative.


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