Join Rural Action and Camp Oty’Okwa for the 9th Annual Appalachian Green Teachers Conference Oct. 27-28 at Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center! This two-day hands-on experience is for teachers and non-formal educators interested in environmental education.

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Schedule

Thursday, 10/27 9:45-11:45 a.m.

  • Land Lab Collab with Jenna and Rebecca from Hocking Soil and Water
  • Investigating History with Alexandra from Ohio History Connection
  • Environmental Leadership for High School students with Carrie Vieland, Rural Action
  • Seeing the big picture by observing small things with Paul Knoop

Exhibit Viewing 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thursday Lunch and Keynote and more exhibit viewing 12:45-2:45 p.m.

Thursday, 10/27 3-5 p.m.

  • Nothing So American with Trevor Rhodes from Ohio History Connection
  • Going Batty with DNAP, Meghan Ellis
  • The Plants that are Still Green with Joe Moosbrugger, Crane Hollow Nature Preserve
  • STEM field trip to OHIO Museum with Nancy Stevens (2-5 p.m.)

Thursday Dinner and Keynote

Friday, 10/39 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • STEAM Circus with Jen Parsons, Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery
  • Teaching Phenology with Lindsay Rist, ODNR, and Angela Hammond, Muskingum Valley ESC
  • TBD
  • Guided Forest Therapy Walk with Nicole Kennedy, Hopewell Health

Friday Lunch and Keynote

Friday, 10/28 2-4 p.m., with some going on until 5 p.m.

  • Gateway Medicinal Plants with Molly Jo Stanley, Ohio Environmental Council
  • International Programs with Cathy Knoop, Ali McCoy, and Rural Action CSP Fellows
  • Support for student Environmental Research with Jen Dennison, ODNR, and Angela McMurray, Ohio Academy of Science
  • Project WET Climate, Water and Resilience Curriculum with Dennis Clement, Ohio EPA

Graduate Credit

Ashland University graduate credit is available for this conference. To receive credit, email rgratz@bbbscentralohio.org for details

Contact Information

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


Sponsors

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

American Electric Power
Rural Action
Environmental Education Council of Ohio
Camp Oty’Okwa
OhioHealth