What – A time and space for teachers to find out about the many opportunities for placed based learning, speakers and in-service trainings. A time to meet other educators from public, private and charter schools in North Portland. A time to have fun, relax and celebrate the many, amazing teachable opportunities in North Portland. A time to learn how to connect the many resources of local environmental educators to academic standards and higher-level thinking.
Where – The Water Pollution Lab next to Cathedral Park, on the Willamette River in St John’s.
When – October 19 th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Who – Teachers, environmental educators, high school leaders, interested parents, community partners
Format – Meet N’ Greet (a time to meet and talk with people from local environmental groups), a short panel on key concepts in place based / environmental education, a raffle, refreshments and more. A fun, invigorating and inspiring way to meet others and kick off a great school year!
Sponsor – North Portland Environmental Education – a collective of non-profits, educators and community partners
Moving forward – We hope to create a way for teachers and community partners to communicate and support one another through a Facebook page, monthly in-service trainings and newsletters. A list of community partners will be available at the event.
Environmental Education Partners Please join North Portland schools, teachers and environmental education partners for the first ever North Portland EE Teacher Fair
*Share resources and opportunities
*Meet teachers and connect with the schools
*Help provide a network of public, Catholic, charter schools around
a common and shared natural space
*Bring awareness to North Portland’s incredible natural areas and
rich cultural areas
*Provide opportunities for service and leadership to youth
*Help lead in-service opportunities to No-Po teachers
*Build an understanding of civic engagement through an
understanding of climate justice. Build an understanding of local,
city, regional and international law and engagement
*Provide an opportunity for under served youth, to build academic
skill through outdoor, hands on experiences
Please RSVP to let us know you are joining us!
Mail – Sarah Taylor- 9179 NW Mills Street-PDX 97231
Phone – 503-805- 4680
Your organization will have a table to set up material, time to visit
with teachers and a minute or two to present how your
organization partners with schools.
If you cannot come please consider sending written information.