Upcoming webinars & events

    • 15 Dec 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
    • Online
    Wildlife on the Move: Protecting Landscape Connections One Parcel at A Time

    Presented by: Vermont Land Trust

    Animals such as bear, moose, and bobcat need large, undeveloped areas to survive. Join us to explore the threats animals face, and efforts to protect wildlife corridors so they can thrive.

    Register here.

    • 17 Dec 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

    Teach Climate Network Workshop: Personal Connection and Storytelling 

    Thursday, December 17, 7 p.m. EST (1 hour)



    • 5 Jan 2021
    • 4:30 PM (EST)
    • Online

    Facing a Climate Emergency

    January 5, 2021 4:30-5:30

    Sirohi Kumar, 16 year old climate activist

    Future Focus is a speaker series featuring Maine's climate justice activists. Join us for a conversation with Sirohi Kumar, 16, a climate activist in Bar Harbor, Maine. As a founding member of the Climate Emergency Action Coalition (CEAC), she helped pass a Climate Emergency Declaration in Bar Harbor and is currently serving as the Youth Representative on the Bar Harbor Climate Emergency Task Force. She is also a racial justice organizer and directly contributed to the formation of the AOS 91 Anti-Racism Task Force, upon which she currently serves as a student representative.


    Register here. Read more about the Future Focus series here

    • 14 Jan 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Online

    Place-Based Education On A Budget

    Hosted by: VT Education & Environment Network
    Date: January 14 4pm
    Cost: Free
    Intended Audience: Classroom and Outdoor Educators

    If you're looking to enhance or include place-based activities into your curriculum, a limited budget doesn't have to hold your program back! Please join our panel of experienced classroom and outdoor educators, as they share their insights and experience in utilizing Place-Based Education. They'll also share creative ways to have a high impact for your audience right at your school or program site, with zero or low budget. You'll leave with ways to embrace place-based education activities in your indoor or outdoor curriculum.

    Register here

    • 20 Jan 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

    Teach Climate Network Workshop: Dismantling Systemic Racism and Injustice 

    Wednesday, January 20, 1 p.m. EST (1 hour)

    • 27 Jan 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

     The Power of Language: How Word Choice Can Reinforce or Challenge Bias

    January 27, 2021 10am-noon

    Goals of this workshop are to examine the power of word choice and to practice making simple and significant shifts in our language in order to be more aware, respectful and affirming.

    Location: Online

    Cost: $25/session or $100/entire series regular rate; $15/session or $60/entire series for Vermont Afterschool members

    Register HERE 

    View the whole series here


    • 25 Feb 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Online
    Gardens As Outdoor Classrooms

    Hosted By: Vermont Education & Environment Network
    Date: February 25, 2021 at 4:00-5:00pm
    Cost: Free
    Intended Audience: Anyone interested in using gardens for education

    Register Here

    • 10 Mar 2021
    • (EST)

    SAVE THE DATE: MEES Conference 2021 - March 10th

    Contact MEES info@massmees.org for any questions


    • 10 Mar 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

     Racism and the Implications for All of Us

    March 10, 2021 10am-noon

    In this session, participants will locate themselves in the conversation about race and racism in the U.S., reflect on our own social positionality, and critically examine our impact on those we serve. Participants will gain an understanding of the impact of racial trauma on students of color and begin to envision what racial justice looks like in our programs and learning spaces

    Location: Online

    Cost: $25/session or $100/entire series regular rate; $15/session or $60/entire series for Vermont Afterschool members

    Register HERE 

    View the whole series here


    • 28 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

     Examining Three Levels of Inequity & Disruption: Personal, Cultural & Systemic

    April 28, 2021 10am-noon

    Goals of this workshop include deepening participants’ analysis of different levels of inequity, from personal to systemic; challenging deficit ideology and the myth of meritocracy; and identifying high-leverage action steps. 

    Location: Online

    Cost: $25/session or $100/entire series regular rate; $15/session or $60/entire series for Vermont Afterschool members

    Register HERE 

    View the whole series here


    • 9 Jun 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

     Organizational Climate and the ‘Hidden Curriculum’ 

    June 9, 2021 10am-noon

    This workshop will invite individuals to examine their own organizational climate, policy, language, visuals, accessibility, representation, inclusion, patterns of interaction, and unspoken values through an equity lens. 

    Location: Online

    Cost: $25/session or $100/entire series regular rate; $15/session or $60/entire series for Vermont Afterschool members

    Register HERE 

    View the whole series here


Past webinars & events

2 Dec 2020 Practical Approaches to Teaching Outside in Cold Weather
2 Dec 2020 Leadership Development in EE: A Community of Practice
2 Dec 2020 Vermont Afterschool Equity & Racism Series: Racial (micro)aggressions: Intent, Impact & How to Respond
1 Dec 2020 Future Focus Series: Using Education to Mobilize
19 Nov 2020 Teaching Outdoors In Winter
19 Nov 2020 Teach Climate Network Workshop: Scientific and Social Solutions
17 Nov 2020 Youth Have Power Speaker Series: Justice: Equity & the Climate Crisis
17 Nov 2020 Old Growth Forests: A Virtual Tour of Ancient Woodlands
10 Nov 2020 Ecology, Conservation, and Forest Management at the Andrews Community Forest
10 Nov 2020 Vermont Afterschool Boot Camp Basics: Basic Specialized Care
6 Nov 2020 Equity 2.0: Deeper Learning with Dr. Pedro Noguera
30 Oct 2020 Youth Environment Summit
28 Oct 2020 Implementing Culturally Responsive Teaching
28 Oct 2020 De-Colonizing Your Thanksgiving Curriculum
28 Oct 2020 Vermont Afterschool Equity & Racism Series: Equity Literacy: Identity, Bias, and Student Success
28 Oct 2020 Youth Climate Leadership Academy
27 Oct 2020 Future Focus Series: Becoming a Youth Activist
27 Oct 2020 Tech for Teachers: Tech tips, tricks & tools for classroom and outdoor educators!
27 Oct 2020 MEEA: Equity and Inclusion Conversation
23 Oct 2020 Disruptive Innovation with Darrell “Coach D” Andrews
22 Oct 2020 The Power and Potential of Stories: Rethink Outside
22 Oct 2020 Panel Discussion: The importance of storytelling for social change
21 Oct 2020 Teach Climate Network Workshop: Supporting Youth Action
20 Oct 2020 De-Colonizing Your Thanksgiving Curriculum
20 Oct 2020 Transforming Trauma: The School as a Healing Community in the Context of COVID-19
7 Oct 2020 Examining Bias and Interrupting Systemic Patterns of Educational Injustice to Support Anti-Racist School Communities
6 Oct 2020 Vermont Afterschool Boot Camp Basics: Professionalism/Building Your Individual Professional Development Plan
5 Oct 2020 Holistic Restorative Education - Free Webinar Series
2 Oct 2020 Zoom a Scientist: Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV's)
2 Oct 2020 Tips and Tools for Early Childhood Special Educators
1 Oct 2020 Vermont Afterschool Boot Camp Basics: Vital Connections for Social and Emotional Learning
1 Oct 2020 2020 VLT Annual Meeting The Ground We Share: Access, equity, and justice on the land
1 Oct 2020 Teachers Tell All: Success and Challenges of Teaching Outdoors
30 Sep 2020 Invasive Plants Series: Backyard Invasives
30 Sep 2020 Teach Climate Network Workshop: Science and Other Ways of Knowing
29 Sep 2020 Vermont Afterschool Boot Camp Basics: Building Relationships with Families
29 Sep 2020 Watershed Explorer Challenge - Teacher Training Opportunity
29 Sep 2020 Seismology: What it is and How I Got Into it
25 Sep 2020 Re-Envisioning Educational Systems as We Move Through and Beyond COVID-19
25 Sep 2020 Project Learning Tree Workshop
24 Sep 2020 Vermont Afterschool Boot Camp Basics: Active Learning and Incorporating Youth Voice
24 Sep 2020 Outdoor Education & Place-Based Learning in the Now
23 Sep 2020 Food Justice, Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals
22 Sep 2020 Fires! Smoke! Airplanes! Action! How We're Learning About Wildfires and Crop Burning Smoke.
22 Sep 2020 A New Guide to Help You Assess Connection to Nature
22 Sep 2020 Rebuilding the New: A Better World is Possible
22 Sep 2020 Vermont Afterschool Boot Camp Basics: Child Development K-5
16 Sep 2020 Invasive Plants Series: Intro to Invasive Plants
16 Sep 2020 Teaching and Learning Together Online in Challenging Times
15 Sep 2020 Taking Teaching Outdoors with Vermont Education & Environment Network
14 Sep 2020 Stormwater Education Methods Series: Floating Islands - Using Green Infrastructure to Enhance Water Quality
14 Sep 2020 Take It Outside: Investigating Ways to Blend Learning and Play
10 Sep 2020 Design Principles for Online Environmental Education Programs
10 Sep 2020 Getting to Know the NGSS for Maine's Environmental Educators
10 Sep 2020 Fall Wildflowers and Their Pollinators
3 Sep 2020 Rhythms & Routines: Establishing Classroom Community Outdoors
20 Aug 2020 Education and the Outdoors: Success Stories from the Field
17 Aug 2020 Stormwater Education Methods
10 Aug 2020 NGSX: Taking it Back to Your Classroom
9 Aug 2020 Local Action, Global Impact: The SDGs in My Neighborhood
4 Aug 2020 Aligning your Curriculum to Community Problem Solving: A VINS and National Geographic Teacher PD Workshop
3 Aug 2020 Audubon Vermont Camp in a Kit: Plants, Pollinators and Birds, Oh my!
27 Jul 2020 Taking Swift Action
27 Jul 2020 Audubon Vermont Camp in a Kit: Critter Construction
27 Jul 2020 Vermont Biodiversity Institute for Educators
20 Jul 2020 Audubon Vermont Camp in a Kit: Aquatic Adventures
12 Jul 2020 Wildlife Management for Educators and Outdoor Education Techniques Course
29 Jun 2020 STEM Summer Day Programs
21 May 2020 VT FEED Farm to School Online Workshop for K-6 Educators (and Friends!)
20 May 2020 Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department Facebook Live Wildlife Trivia
18 May 2020 Snack & Storytime with Audubon Vermont
17 May 2020 Virtual Pride Hikes: Planting Pride
16 May 2020 Turning School Inside Out- Movie premier: Afternoon Principal’s Panel Discussion
14 May 2020 PLACE Program: Place-based Landscape Analysis and Community Engagement
20 Apr 2020 The Vermont Spring Backyard Bioblitz
31 Mar 2020 Zoom a Scientist
24 Mar 2020 Connecting to Nature Book Club sponsored by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
29 Jan 2020 Lake Champlain Sea Grant Brown Bag Series: Visualization Tools to Communicate River Erosion Hazards
25 Jan 2020 Free Ice Fishing Day and Festival
25 Jan 2020 Bird Monitoring Walk
20 Nov 2019 Lake Champlain Sea Grant Brown Bag Series: Lake Champlain Food Web Model Research
12 Nov 2019 Woodland, Wetland Wildlife Book Signing
27 Sep 2019 Fall Gathering
27 Sep 2019 NAAEE Guidelines for Excellence Workshop
4 May 2019 SWEEP Collaborative Spring Gathering and Workshop

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