THIRD ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY FOR ALL CONFERENCE
Bringing Environmental & Sustainability Education Into the School Day
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:30am-3pm
John O'Connell High School, 2355 Folsom St.
Join us for a day of Environmental Literacy with workshops, hands-on learning, and exhibitions from members of the San Francisco Science, Sustainability and Stewardship Collaborative and fellow SFUSD teachers. You will learn how to bring science lessons outside and be able to take home materials and curriculum to try in your classroom.
Keynote Speaker: Mary Ellen Hannibal, Citizen Science and You
Mary Ellen Hannibal is a Bay Area writer and editor focusing on science and culture. Hannibal’s book The Spine of the Continent is about a social, geographical, and scientific effort to save nature along the Rocky Mountains. She will be discussing how Citizen Science, even on a small scale, can have a big impact.
Resource Fair & Lunch
- Free catered lunch
- Learn about professional development, field trip and student learning opportunities
- Connect with colleagues and community members
Free Workshop Sessions Include:
Register here: http://environmentalliteracy3.eventbrite.com. Prop A hours are available if approved by your Principal.
Do you know an eco-hero? San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is looking to honor students, staff, and school community members who have gone above and beyond to promote environmental awareness, to conserve natural resources, or to protect the environment. You may self-nominate or nominate another person. Awards will be given out at the Environmental Literacy for All 3rd Annual Educators' Conference. This eco-hero award is part of a school district initiative to support the sustainable operations of school buildings while aiming to graduate students as environmentally literate citizens.
Please submit your nominations here by Monday, April 6. Winners will be notified by April 15.
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