Join Rural Action and Camp Oty’Okwa for the 8th annual Appalachian Green Teachers Conference Oct. 28-29 at Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center! This two-day hands-on experience is for teachers and non-formal educators interested in environmental education.


Community and Career Connected Learning Summit

In addition, Rural Action and Building Bridges to Careers are hosting the 2nd annual Community and Career Connected Learning Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 8:30am-3:00pm at Burr Oak Lodge and Conference Center.


Green Teachers Conference Sessions and Speakers

Sessions and speakers for the Appalachian Green Teachers Conference have been announced. Topics include inquiry-based learning, environmental sciences, and place-based learning. We have a mix of sessions for everyone from early childhood to high school educators, and are interdisciplinary (green teachers don’t have to be science teachers!).

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Graduate Credit

Ashland University graduate credit is available for this conference. To receive credit, email for details

Contact Information

Contact Joe Brehm for more information, registration questions, or for scholarship info: 740.677.4047 ext. 300,


The Appalachian Green Teachers Conference is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors:

Wayne National Forest
Environmental Education Council of Ohio
Camp Oty’Okwa
Rural Action
American Electric Power