Children, Nature and Schools Symposium: Finding New Ways to Help our Students Thrive

When:  Monday, March 13, 9 am-6pm and Tuesday, March 14, Green School Tour, 9 am-1 pm

Where: Oregon Zoo, Cascade Crest Banquet Center (downstairs from the Cascade Grill inside the main entrance

Who should attend: School administrators and facilities staff, teachers, PTA members, community school advocates, environmental education professionals, nature play and recess advocates, landscape architects, child health care professionals and the general public

Cost:  $50 general attendees
$40 individuals who are staff of Intertwine Partners and school administrators and staff
$30 Green School tour on Tuesday (lunch included)

Join us for a full day of educational and strategic sessions where we will think more deeply about how to best leverage our school grounds to develop students who are physically active, achieve more academically and become more engaged future stewards of our environment.

Our keynote presenter will be Cam Collyer who is the Executive Director of Programs at Evergreen, a Canadian organization whose mission is “Inspiring action to green
cities”. He oversees Evergreen’s national suite of programs that focus on the design, stewardship and animation of public lands which includes the award winning national school ground greening program – Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds.
A full agenda will be available shortly. RSVP here to reserve a spot!

Symposium includes lunch and networking wine and beer reception. CEU’s are available for teachers in attendance.

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