Thu, Sep 30|
Using ESSER Funds to Advance Environmental and Outdoor Education
Imagine a world where children experience nature through daily learning in outdoor classrooms. This webinar, featuring school educators and administrators, will take you one step closer toward bringing your outdoor and green school dreams to life. Read on for details and registration information.
Time & Location
Sep 30, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
About the Event
For educators and school & district administrators: This is a follow-up meeting to the 7/26/21 Community Forum on Advancing Environmental & Outdoor Education Using COVID Relief Funds with NAAEE and the Affiliate Network. A recording of the session on 7/26/21 is available. Additionally, access the advocacy resources that we reviewed here.
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Over the past year, the landscape of teaching and learning has changed dramatically and there is a continued need to provide guidance and support to school and district leaders regarding the opportunities presented by the funding allocated in the American Recovery Act. In eeGuidance Thriving Schools: Using Outdoor and Environmental Learning, you will find specific recommendations for the use of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds to Support Environmental and Outdoor Education.
All are welcome to join to learn more about the funding and the advocacy tools and resources available to help you make the evidence-based case for using emergency relief funds to support:
- Annual Student Field Experiences
- Weekly Green Schools Activities
- Daily Use of Outdoor Classrooms
- Outdoor Education Staffing
- Professional Learning for Teachers
- North American Association for Environmental Education
- Arkansas Environmental Education Association
- Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education
- Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
- Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE).