Educational opportunities presented by the Alliance for the Great Lakes:
Making Connections: School/Community Partnerships
Since 2007, the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI)
has been encouraging collaborative partnerships between schools and their
communities. Through these partnerships, they’ve developed knowledgeable and
active stewards of the Great Lakes. The GLSI is expanding classrooms and
strengthening communities, and they’re presenting at our next webinar.
Jane Eberhardt, Shawn Oppliger, Michael Posthumus, Brandon Schroeder, and Mary
Whitmore, Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
Date: Monday, July 23, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CST
Connecting Place-Based Education with On-the-Ground Stewardship
Illinois-Indiana SeaGrant, the Alliance for the Great Lakes
and Earth Partnership for Schools integrate place-based education to enhance
on-the-ground stewardship, and all three of these great organizations are
presenting at this webinar! Learn how students have made improvements to the
Great Lakes region and how you can help connect your students to their “place”.
- Robin Goettel and Terri Hallesy, Illinois-Indiana SeaGrant
- Hyle Lowry, Alliance for the Great Lakes
- Melissa Maxson, Earth Partnership for Schools
Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Place-Based Education: Climate Change Education Resources
Join us for an informative webinar focused on climate change
in the Great Lakes region, the impacts of climate change on our region and a
few fantastic resources for teaching your students about climate change.
The Field Museum, Ohio SeaGrant, and University of Wisconsin- Steven’s Point
will be presenting.
- Abigail Derby, The Field Museum
- Christina Dierkes, Ohio SeaGrant
- Sara Windjue, University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point
Date: Monday, August 13, 2012
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST