The 6th Annual Summer Institute for Nature & Place-based Early Childhood Education
[This scholarship form is for individuals that are unable to pay the full registration amount. Since we only have a limited amount of scholarships, please only apply if you truly are in need of one. Thank you.] This 3-day online conference is an inspiring, hands-on, and experiential professional development event, hosted by the Prescott College Center for Nature & Place. This is an opportunity to collaborate with a passionate and diverse group of early educators, be mentored for a year by an individual we think you'll work best with, and collect a multitude of resources on nature and place-based education. Are you ready to have some fun?? Participants will discover: ~What nature and place-based early childhood education is and why it's such a hot topic in ECE today. ~Ways to align their current teaching practices with the pedagogy of nature and place-based learning. ~How to plan nature and place-based experiences for young children that are developmentally and culturally appropriate, inclusive, and linked to early learning standards. ~Effective strategies to advocate for nature and place-based activities in their programs and community. ~Current advocacy efforts for increasing inclusive and equitable access for all children to nature and place-based learning. ~Community resources and partnerships for increasing inclusive and equitable access to natural environments for children and families.