Past Events – Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation

Virtual Summer Institute: Engaging Students in Civic Science and Action

Virtual

This 6-day (15 hours) online institute will introduce CELF’s Inquiry to Action Framework within the context of your classroom. Participants will learn the skills and knowledge to develop a project to engage student learning through inquiry, place and action. Pathways to topics such as water, biodiversity and air will be explored. Teachers will walk away with an …

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$300

Virtual Summer Institute: Engaging Students in Civic Science and Action

Virtual

This 6-day (15 hours) online institute will introduce CELF’s Inquiry to Action Framework within the context of your classroom. Participants will learn the skills and knowledge to develop a project to engage student learning through inquiry, place and action. Pathways to topics such as water, biodiversity and air will be explored. Teachers will walk away with an …

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$300

Virtual Summer Institute: Engaging Students in Civic Science and Action

Virtual

This 6-day (15 hours) online institute will introduce CELF’s Inquiry to Action Framework within the context of your classroom. Participants will learn the skills and knowledge to develop a project to engage student learning through inquiry, place and action. Pathways to topics such as water, biodiversity and air will be explored. Teachers will walk away with an …

Virtual Summer Institute: Engaging Students in Civic Science and Action Read More

$300

Virtual Summer Institute: Engaging Students in Civic Science and Action

Virtual

This 6-day (15 hours) online institute will introduce CELF’s Inquiry to Action Framework within the context of your classroom. Participants will learn the skills and knowledge to develop a project to engage student learning through inquiry, place and action. Pathways to topics such as water, biodiversity and air will be explored. Teachers will walk away with an …

Virtual Summer Institute: Engaging Students in Civic Science and Action Read More

$300

Virtual Summer Institute: Engaging Students in Civic Science and Action

Virtual

This 6-day (15 hours) online institute will introduce CELF’s Inquiry to Action Framework within the context of your classroom. Participants will learn the skills and knowledge to develop a project to engage student learning through inquiry, place and action. Pathways to topics such as water, biodiversity and air will be explored. Teachers will walk away with an …

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$300

2022 Air Quality & Environmental Justice Training

Office of Sustainability 44-36 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City

Using civic science and place-based learning, 5th-9th grade NYC DOE teachers will learn how to use air quality monitors to lead students in collecting and analyzing data to determine the causes of and design solutions for historical environmental injustices in their communities. Earn 6 CTLE credits and receive an air quality monitor to use at …

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2022 CELF in the Field (Stamford, CT): Activating Sustainability in Urban Green Spaces

Mill River Park Discovery Center 1050 Washington Blvd, Stamford

This 2-hour in-person field experience with the Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) and the Mill River Park Collaborative (MRPC) connects your teaching practice to place-based learning in the natural world. Participants in this program will discover biodiversity and native riparian wildlife along the park's restored river bed. We will explore how environmental policy can shape …

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$50

2022 CELF in the Field: Activating Sustainability through Community Park Restoration (White Plains, NY)

Bronx River Reservation 198 Central Park Ave., White Plains

Join the Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) and the Westchester Parks Foundation (WPF) for an after-school afternoon of service to support the Clean River Project. Learn how to connect the Big Ideas of Sustainability—such as the Ability to Make a Difference and Community Engagement—to your classroom practices. Participants in this program will remove plastic waste …

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New York Field Experience for Educators: Tracks and Traces of Outdoor Wildlife at Teatown Lake (Ossining, NY)

Teatown Lake Reservation 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining

Explore the tracks and traces of wildlife at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining, NY. During this outdoor experience, you will take a short hike in the winter woods and learn how to identify tracks and traces of local wildlife. This outdoor field experience includes activities to spark inspiration of sustainability and place-based learning in the …

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Free

Connecticut Field Experience for Educators: The Mill River Watershed & Urban Communities (Stamford, CT)

Mill River Park Discovery Center 1050 Washington Blvd, Stamford

Discover ways to integrate sustainability, history, and place at Mill River Park in Stamford, CT. Along the Mill River watershed in downtown Stamford, you can bask in a vibrant urban green space and visit the new Discovery Center! This outdoor field experience includes activities to spark inspiration of sustainability and place-based learning in the natural …

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Free

New York Field Experience for Educators: Analyzing and Interpreting Scientific Data from the Hudson River (Yonkers, NY)

Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak 35 Alexander St, Yonkers

Along the beautiful banks of the Hudson River at the Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River in Yonkers, NY, identify and interpret data sets. Leave with tools that can help you and your students make sense of graphs, figures, sketches, and data representation. This outdoor field experience includes activities to spark inspiration of sustainability and place-based …

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Free

Peabody for Everybody: Connecting Tarrytown Teachers to Their Local Green Gem

Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom Peabody Preserve, Sleepy Hollow

Discover the hidden gem in your backyard! Join the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) and local K-12 educators at Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom. 

Free
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