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April 03 - 24, 2024

Virtual NESS B-WET Workshops (4/3, 4/17, and 4/24)

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FREE Environmental Education Workshops for Teachers by NESS & NOAA. Join New England Science & Sailing for an April series of free in-person and virtual workshops as we dive into the best practices for implementing meaningful watershed educational experiences in alternative learning schools. Thanks to NESS’s B-WET grant provided by NOAA, we are able to offer this professional development opportunity for free. Connect with a community of educators who are passionate about igniting curiosity for environmental stewardship and scientific investigation in students. Throughout the month of April, engage with speakers from environmental education fields as they share their best practices fusing experiential learning with outdoor investigations. April 3rd - Nina Quaratella and Hannah King, New England Science & Sailing Kickoff the speaker series with Nina Quaratella, Director of Programs, and Hannah King, Education Specialist, as they dive into the best practices NESS Educators and the B-WET Teacher Cohort use when blending experiential learning in alternative school settings, and how it impacts the social emotional learning (SEL) skill growth in students. April 17th - Val Perini, The Trustees Learn from Val Perini, a Regional Education Manager in the North Shore with The Trustees, as she shares her experiences when working in outdoor education, and how to connect issues such as climate change and culture to programs at The Trustees’ conservation sites. Explore free resources to use when developing your own field programming, and reflect on essential elements that support students' investigation while designing environmental action projects. April 24th - Maggie Cozens, Connecticut Sea Grant Join Maggie Cozens, The Long Island Sound Study Outreach Coordinator with CT Sea Grant, as she shares their work facilitating place-placed learning and empowering students to investigate and take action in their watersheds. "

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