Webinars & Online Education
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Fri. May 17, 4pm EST: GSA Members Webinar Tutorial:
Uploading Content and Sharing Events:
As a GSA Member School Sustainability Coordinator, you have the ability to edit and update your School Profile Page and upload many types of content to the GSA website. This content will feed into a growing database of qualified resources to benefit you community and green schools worldwide.
This webinar will teach you how to upload Calendar Events, Resources, News stories, Photos and Videos that you think may be of interest to other schools interested in green solutions.
All Member School Contacts listed on their school Profile Page can upload content so we encourage you to maximize the benefits of your membership with us, because this peer-to-peer wiki is only as useful as the content you upload! Register HERE. If you can't make this webinar a previous one is archived HERE.
Archive of GSA Tutorial Webinar on the benefits of joining the GSA & and How to Updating your Profile Page:
Joining the GSA enables you to participate in an exciting collaborative platform for sharing your accomplishments, best practices, and green resources to benefit all schools.
Thursday May 23: 4:30–5:45 pm: Learn how to create a greener, healthier school by launching an environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP) program. Sponsored by NYS United Teachers (NYSUT), the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and the Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ))
EE Week archived webinars (EE Week's mission is to connect educators with environmental resources to promote K-12 students' understanding of the environment.)
The U.S. Department of Education Green Strides Webinar Series provides school communities the tools to reduce their schools' environmental impact and costs; improve health and wellness; and teach effective environmental education. Click HERE for a list of all their upcoming webinars and sign up for updates.
Green Teacher Webinars: greenteacher.com
Project Learning Tree webinars: www.plt.org/webinars
Webcast of DOE’s Green Ribbon Schools program: Understanding and Applying for the Award: Recording of Sept 11 webcast of the Center for Green Schools at the US Green Building Council and the Green Schools Alliance to help you navigate the application process for the Department of Education’s 2012-2013 Green Ribbon Schools voluntary recognition program. Features an overview of the program, changes from last year, a review of the application timeline, and resources to help you complete a strong application. Hear best practices directly from three 2011-12 winning schools: The STAR School (AZ), Sidwell Friends Middle School (DC), and Pine Jog Elementary School (FL). Learn from them how to complete a winning application that will make your green efforts receive the recognition they deserve: Webcast recording.
Plus listen to the National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education recordings of their past webinars:
1. Designing & Implementing Effective EE Programs (an overview of the National Project for Excellence in Enviro Ed): http://breeze.cce.cornell.edu/p6czkcex629/
2. Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence [Presented April 10, 2012]: http://breeze.cce.cornell.edu/p50s2t39dp0/
3. Excellence in EE: Guidelines for Learning (K-12) [Presented April 24, 2012]: http://breeze.cce.cornell.edu/p9gahydjj8i/
4. Guidelines for the Preparation and Professional Development of Environmental Educators [Presented May 1, 2012]: http://breeze.cce.cornell.edu/p2mzxjkuu33/
5. Nonformal Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence [Presented May 8, 2012]: http://breeze.cce.cornell.edu/p58ktgx1rzo/
6. Early Childhood EE Programs: Guidelines for Excellence [Presented June 26, 2012]: http://breeze.cce.cornell.edu/p4b9agurc46/
EECapacity State Consortia Year 2 Information Webinar [Presented Friday, July 27, 2012]
Urban EE Learning Community Webinar [Presented September 18, 2012]: Youth Can be Environmental Educators Too.
Online Environmental Education Courses
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is offering four online environmental education and natural resources courses for the summer of 2012. Courses include:
Environmental Education Theory & Practice: Gain foundational knowledge of environmental education and learn how to incorporate quality EE into your instruction. Discuss the history and goals of EE and develop an understanding of the professional roles and instructional methods of environmental educators.
Water Resources & the Science, Policy, and Politics of Climate Change: Students will engage in an in-depth analysis of legislative process with regard to environmental policies. Impacts of internal and external actors on policy development will be examined through case studies of recent bills and issues.
Advanced Topics in Natural Resources & Public Relations: Social Marketing: Students will explore the use of marketing theories and develop social marketing plans to alter environmental or natural resources behaviors of interest to them.
Natural Resources Policy & the Legislative Process: Students will engage in in-depth analysis of legislative process with regard to environmental policies. Impacts of internal and external actors on policy development will be examined through case studies of recent bills and issues.
GSA schools who have expertise in a particular area will be invited to share their accomplishments with others, Peer-2-Peer, in 30 minute webinars on a particular topic such as benchmarking, green roofs, food services, sustainability education, and more. Watch this space for more information.
05/23/2013 - 4:30pm
05/24/2013 - 11:30pm
05/24/2013 - 11:59pm
05/30/2013 - 11:59pm
05/31/2013 - 5:00pm