Sharing Nature: An Educators' Week Workshop

The National Audubon Society is looking for Teachers from Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds for this exciting annual program. 

WHAT: Sharing Nature: An Educators' Week Workshop

WHERE: Hog Island Audubon Camp, Muscongus Bay, Maine

WHEN: JULY 17 - JULY 22, 2016

SCHOLARSHIP: $900 towards $1,095 registration fee (Price includes program, lodging, boat travel, all meals)

 

Features of Educators' Week:

  • Designed for science and non-science educators to generate exciting ideas for creating and incorporating environmental education activities into your curriculum.
  • Inspiring and experienced instructors will share their favorite approaches, methods, and activities for engaging you, and your students, with nature.
  • Workshop presentations and guided field trips on the island using techniques in field biology, art, music, photography, theater, journaling, and other disciplines. 

Interactive workshop: "Increasing Diversity in Environmental Education" led by Chandra Taylor Smith, Ph.D. Vice President, Community Conservation and Education, National Audubon Society.

TO APPLY: E-mail letter of interest and names & contact info. of  2 professional references to Camp Director Pete Salmansohn at psalmansohn@audubon.org. Awards given on a rolling basis, so early application is strongly suggested.  For details, photos, videos about the camp visit: hogisland.audubon.org.

Our Mission

The mission of the Maine Geographic Alliance is to expand and improve geographic education from Pre-Kindergarten through University by assisting educators with high-quality geographic materials, lessons, and workshops for implementing Maine's learning results. 

 

CONTACT US

Maine Geographic Alliance
Roberts Learning Center
UMF Campus
270 Main Street
Farmington, Me. 04938 

(207) 778-7443

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