Canmore – The Alberta Council for Environmental Education (ACEE) will host an annual Earth Matters environmental education conference over the next three years, starting in Spring 2013.
Whether you are K-12 teacher, an agency professional, a student, or a member of another environmental education stakeholder group – the conference will have something for you.
The first conference will be held in Canmore, Alberta, from April 25-27. Click here for more information and to register.
Featuring the following key speakers:
- Richard Louv – author of the bestselling book, Last Child in the Woods, which sparked a debate that spawned an international movement to reconnect kids and nature. He coined the term nature-deficit disorder; influenced national policy; and helped inspire campaigns in over eighty cities, states, and provinces throughout North America. In The Nature Principle, Louv delivers another powerful call to action—this time for adults.
- Etienne Wenger-Trayner – an independent researcher, consultant, author, and speaker. He has published seminal books on learning and communities of practice, and has influenced both theory and practice in many fields, including education, business, government and the non-profit sector.