May 2018

 

Climate Education and Outreach Webinar

ACEE is hosting this webinar to explore best practices for climate education and outreach, and help you consider how to incorporate these practices into your programs. We hosted workshops in the winter and we are offering this webinar for those that weren't able to attend a workshop or as a refresher. LEARN MORE.
Participants will...
When: Friday, May 11th
Time: 3:00 to 4:00pm MDT
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Lethbridge Area - Full Day Workshop

You're invited to a full-day workshop to build your capacity to advance energy, environment, and climate education in the Lethbridge area.

 
Date: Friday May 25
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Location: Helen Schuler Nature Centre, Lethbridge, AB
 
Attendance is free, but registration is required so that we can order you lunch! We are also pleased to cover transportation costs for those who carpool and we have limited funding available to cover substitute fees for teachers who care to attend. Register by Wednesday, May 23, 2018
 
About the day:
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Energy Efficiency and Climate Action Education Program

Alberta teachers (grades 4 to 12): Interested in connecting your students to their very own energy meter in their school or nearby community centre (and fully paid professional development for you) free of charge? We're pleased to offer FREE energy meters - and free installation, too - and fully paid professional development for teachers, a package valued at over $10,000! We're inviting schools to apply to be part of this program for the 2018/19 school year. LEARN MORE

Application deadline: May 25th, 2018  APPLY NOW

 

 

Networking Lunch and Launch of ACEE Energy Education Work

Calgary area environmental educators are invited to a free networking and information sharing lunch on Thursday, May 31st from 11:00am - 1:30pm. This event will be held in the Wild Rose Boardroom at the City of Calgary, located at 480 - 36th Ave SEPlease REGISTER NOW so that we can order lunch for you ahead of time. 
This lunch will include the following:
 

Get Outside and Play Week May 26 - June 3

Celebrate outdoor play in the early years! Public and private events are being hosted across the province, from Medicine Hat to Fort McMurray. There are two ways to get involved:
Attend an event - There are events being added every day, there is something for everyone.
Host an event - Anyone is welcome to host an event. Let us know your plans and you will be entered to win a gift certificate from Mountain Equipment Co-op.
Launch event - Saturday May 26 in Calgary at Pearce Estate Park, 11:30am - 3:30pm.
Learn more at getoutsideandplay.ca.

 

City of Calgary - Mayor's Environment Expo

The Mayor's Environment Expo inspires students and families to take simple actions to protect our environment. The next Expo will take place June 5, 6 and 7, 2018

The Mayor’s Environment Expo registration (FREE!) opened on Tuesday, May 1st at 12:30pm. Registration for workshops and presentations is on a first-come, first-served basis. Thursday, June 7this the largest day of environmental learning at the Expo, with a collaboration with Green Calgary’s Energy Revolution Fair. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to deepen your students’ environmental and sustainability education. www.calgary.ca/mee

 


Contests, Grants and Resources

Do you have an event or workshop you would like to be shared? ACEE posts opportunities on our website and newsletter. Contact Kathy Worobec, kathy@abcee.org. Here are some upcoming highlights:

 
 

 

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