Environmental Education Council of Ohio

Events


Upcoming events

    • 20 Jan 2016
    • 26 Feb 2016
    • Ohio

    Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their work in Environmental Education?  Please make sure to highlight friends and colleagues that you know that are doing outstanding Environmental Education! For the nomination form click here EECOAwardNominationForm2016.doc.

    • 01 Apr 2016
    • 02 Apr 2016
    • Mohichan State Park Lodge and Conference Center

    2016 EECO Conference
    “Exploring the World with Environmental Education”
    April 1st-3rd, 2016 • Mohican State Lodge and Conference Center


    Join us in Mohican Country as we “Explore the World with Environmental Education” at the 49th Annual EECO Conference. Attendees have the opportunity to renew and reconnect with fellow educators of all kinds. Whether formal or informal, volunteer or paid staff, new or experienced, we offer you an opportunity to learn new techniques, ideas and share experiences. No matter what your environmental education setting is, this conference aims to help create new experiences in all fields.


    What will you do?
    Hike through the Mohican Forest
    Learn how to build support for your organization
    Use the Mohican Country to experience using the outdoors as a teaching tool
    Tour local recycling facility, factory and solid waste facilities
    Tour parks, school programs and local environmental programs
    Build your knowledge about the natural world
    Connect EE to STEM and Careers
    Expand your knowledge with our CAREER PANEL


    Keynote:
    Giant Salamanders Around the World Greg Lipps shares his experiences with giant salamanders around the world and Ohio’s giant salamander, the Eastern Hellbender. He explains what’s being done to reverse the dramatic decline of Hellbenders right here in Ohio.
    Greg Lipps is the Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Coordinator for the Ohio Biodiversity Con-servation Partnership at Ohio State University.



    What topics will we feature?
    Using the Out-of-Doors as a Teaching Tool: The outdoors is a great place to teach all areas of the curriculum and all age groups. Why should we take students outside? Sessions feature methods, activities and/or research.
    Environmental Education, STEM and Careers: Sessions reflect the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and the role of Environmental Education in STEM and Career education.
    Natural History: Sessions emphasize exploring the natural world – building knowledge about life science, physical science and earth science.
    Finding Funding: Sessions demonstrate how EE professionals around the state are funding their activities, building a donor base, obtaining grant funding, partnerships and building ca-pacity

    • 01 Apr 2016
    • 03 Apr 2016
    • Mohican Lodge and Conference Center, 1098 Ashland County Road #3006, Perrysville, Ohio 44864

    49th Annual EECO

    Conference

    April 1-3, 2016

    at

    Mohican Lodge and Conference Center

    To reserve your room please call 1.800.AT.A.PARK (282-7275) OR 419-938-5411.  

     

    EECO Room rate of $109.00 for rooms at Mohican! The room block is held until January 30th. 

     

    Deadline to register for the conference at the Early Bird rate is March 21st! 

     

    Join us at the fabulous Mohican Lodge and Conference Center for the 2016 Environmental Education Council of Ohio Annual Conference.  

     

    Click here to view or print off program.

     

    Your conference registration includes meals and supplies but does NOT include lodging. 

    College Credit and Sanitarian Hours will be provided for this conference. 


    2016 EECO Conference
    “Exploring the World with Environmental Education”
    April 1st-3rd, 2016

    Mohican State Lodge and Conference Center
    Join us in Mohican Country as we “Explore the World with Environmental Education” at the 49th Annual EECO Conference. Attendees have the opportunity to renew and reconnect with fellow educators of all kinds. Whether formal or informal, volunteer or paid staff, new or experienced, we offer you an opportunity to learn new techniques, ideas and share experiences. No matter what your environmental education setting is, this conference aims to help create new experiences in all fields.



    What will you do?
    *Hike through the Mohican Forest
    *Learn how to build support for your organization
    *Use the Mohican Country to experience using the outdoors as a teaching tool
    *Tour local recycling facility, factory and solid waste facilities
    *Tour parks, school programs and local environmental programs
    *Build your knowledge about the natural world
    *Connect EE to STEM and Careers
    *Expand your knowledge with our CAREER PANEL


    Keynote:
    Giant Salamanders Around the World Greg Lipps shares his experiences with giant salamanders around the world and Ohio’s giant salamander, the Eastern Hellbender. He explains what’s being done to reverse the dramatic decline of Hellbenders right here in Ohio.  Greg Lipps is the Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Coordinator for the Ohio Biodiversity Con-servation Partnership at Ohio State University.


    Conference strands include:

    • Using the Out-of-Doors as a teaching tool:  The outdoors is a great place to teach all areas of the curriculum and all age groups. Why should we take students outside? Feature methods, activities and/or research
    • Environmetal Education, STEM and Careers: Importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and the role of EE in STEM and Career education
    • Natural History: Exploring the natural world – building knowledge about life science, physical science and earth science
    • Finding Funding: How are EE professionals around the state funding their activities, building a donor base, grant funding, partnerships and building capacity


    Special thanks to our event sponsors:

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the

    Ohio Environmental Education Fund

    Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife

     
    • 01 Apr 2016
    • 03 Apr 2016
    • Mohican State Park Lodge and Conference Center

    Would your organization or business like to exhibit at the 2016 EECO Conference held April 1-3 at Mohican State Park Lodge and Conference Center? If you would like more information please contact the EECO at director@eeco-online.org  


    The exhibit application form can be found here. EECOexhibitorapp16.doc

Past events

05 Feb 2016 REGISTRATION: Winter Snow Conference- Creative Ways to Teach STEM!
03 Nov 2015 OEEF Fall Grant Writing Workshop 2015
10 Oct 2015 101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard" 40th annual Educators’ Conference
06 Oct 2015 OEEF Fall Grant Writing Workshop 2015
10 Apr 2015 EECO Conference- Project WET Workshop
09 Apr 2015 EECO Annual Conference Thursday Forum
09 Apr 2015 EECO Annual Conference 2015
06 Feb 2015 Winter Snow- Creative Ways to Teach STEM!
07 Oct 2014 Project WET/Healthy Water Healthy People Facilitator Workshop
05 Aug 2014 COSI Teacher Resource Fair
29 Jul 2014 Art and Nature: Exploring Through Observation
17 Jul 2014 National Children & Youth Gardening Symposium
07 Jul 2014 Inquiry into Science, Literature and Math Teacher Workshop
28 Jun 2014 10th Annual Great American Backyard Campout!
27 Jun 2014 Professional Development Course for Classroom Teachers
17 Jun 2014 The Wonders of Watersheds (WOW) Workshop: Outdoor Explorations for Classroom Applications
17 Jun 2014 Black Swamp Educators Conference
17 Jun 2014 Nature, Not Just for Science Workshop
11 Jun 2014 Project Learning Tree "Places We Live" Workshop
10 Jun 2014 Forestry on Ohio’s Public Lands: Teacher Field Days
09 Jun 2014 Integrating Science and Language Arts Workshop
05 Jun 2014 COSI After Dark
29 Apr 2014 EECO Region 6 Spring Environmental Wksp. Series: Alternative Thinking about Resources: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink
12 Apr 2014 EECO Region 6 Spring Environmental Wksp. Series: Ohio Mosses and Lichens
27 Mar 2014 Pre-Conference Forums
27 Mar 2014 EECO Annual Conference 2014
22 Feb 2014 Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit
02 Nov 2013 Project Learning Tree PreK-12 Professional Conservation of Soil & Water Resources Development Workshop:
01 Nov 2013 The Future of Energy: Switch with Dr. Scott Tinker
12 Oct 2013 Public Benefits from Ohio’s Forests
09 Oct 2013 Teachers, Industry and the Environment
04 Oct 2013 EECO 101 Conference: Alternatives to the Chalkboard
27 Sep 2013 The Leave No Child Inside Central Ohio Collaborative 7th Annual Summit
14 Sep 2013 Forest Fragmentation and Land Use Conversion
05 Sep 2013 Plant Trials Day
13 Apr 2013 EE Certification class
11 Apr 2013 EECO 46th Annual Conference
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