Conference Schedule

The following is the preliminary schedule for the 2019 conference in Gastonia.  Further details, including the times of individual talks and presentation descriptions will be added once they are finalized.

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General Conference Schedule

Wednesday, September 18

5:30 PM

8:30 PM

Workshop #1: Methods of Teaching Environmental Education

Thursday, September 19

7:30 AM

6:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM

5:00 PM

Workshop #1: Methods of Teaching Environmental Education

9:00 AM

5:00 PM

Workshop #2: Don’t Waste It! An Educator Guide to Solid Waste, Recycling, Reduction, and Composting

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Lunch

9:00 AM

5:00 PM

Field Trip #1: US National Whitewater Center

9:00 AM

5:00 PM

Field Trip #2: Food System Tour- Finding Fertile Ground: EE and Agritourism

9:00 AM

12:30 PM

Field Trip #3: Crowders Mountain State Park

1:30 PM

5:00 PM

Field Trip #4: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

TBD

Service Project

6:00 PM

8:00 PM

Evening Social

Friday, September 20

7:30 AM

6:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM

9:15 AM

Welcome

9:30 AM

10:15 AM

Concurrent Sessions A

10:30 AM

11:15 AM

Concurrent Sessions B

11:30 AM

12:15 PM

Concurrent Sessions C

12:30 PM

1:45 PM

Awards Luncheon and Membership Meeting

1:45 PM

2:45 PM

Section Meetings

3:00 PM

4:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions D

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Planetarium Shows / Optional break / Independent Exploration of the Schiele

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

Cocktail Hour/Poster Session/Silent Auction Closes

7:00 PM

9:30 PM

Banquet Dinner/Keynote/Live Auction

Saturday, September 21

7:30 AM

10:30 AM

Registration Desk Open

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM

12:00 PM

Research Symposium

9:00 AM

9:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions E

10:00 AM

10:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions F

11:00 AM

11:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions G

12:00 PM

1:15 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

3:00 PM

Higher Education Summit

1:30 PM

3:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions H

3:15

4:30

Panel discussion

4:30

5:00

Closing and EE Forms

Preliminary Presentation Schedule

Friday, September 20

Click click: Take better pictures!

Designing Engaging Self-Guided Interpretation

Let's Get This Show on The Road

Environmental Stewardship- How to Engage Local Community Groups

Start ‘em Early: how to make memories in an Early Childhood EE program

How can Community-Based Partnership Projects Increase Engagement?

Engaging your Community in the Great Outdoors

Empowering environmental decision-making with cutting-edge technology, science, and data from the US Environmental Protection Agency’s EnviroAtlas

Finding Stories

Go Fish

Insect Adaptations to Aquatic Habitats

Project OWL (Outdoor Wonders and Learning)

Programs in Public Areas

Addressing Trauma through EE: Why Beekeeping Works

Climate Change in Coastal Communities through Storytelling

Worldviews and Environmental Education Practice

Farm to School Programming: Connecting Environmental Education to Food Systems

Composting, Vermicomposting and Compost Tea

Animals in Education

Storytelling the MemorEEs That Make Us!

Saturday, September 21

Research Symposium

Higher Education Summit

Bringing the Outdoors In: Using Immersive Technology to Explore

School Pollinator Gardens: Promoting Stewardship and providing opportunities for learning

Transforming practice: insights gained from integrating outdoor learning into the elementary curriculum

Stewardship and Indigenous Students

Why is Recycling So Confusing? Recycling 101 for Educators

Want high quality EE? Use the Guidelines!

Sowing the Seeds of STEM in the ESL Classroom

It's Our Air! Bringing science to life in the classroom.

Innovation Outside: Outdoor Learning at Durham's Hub Farm

Getting Elementary Students Excited about Environmental Ed!

Colorful Electrophoresis; connecting molecular biology with the outdoors

Coming to a County Near You: Project EXPLORE

Help students learn to make observations: 'I Notice, I wonder, It Reminds Me Of'

Creating a Mini Nature Documentary: Using Videography to Teach EE in the Classroom, at Camp, or on Field Trips

Hands-on Curriculum for a Crowded Planet

Seven Tsalagi Games...TO GO!

Environmental Educators of North Carolina

P.O. Box 4904
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-4904

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