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Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM EST
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Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 5:00 PM EST

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Riverfront Banquet Ctr | Univ. of Michigan - Flint

1 Riverfront Plaza
Flint, MI 48502

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Jan Sneddon, Conference Organizer
Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
317-616-8721
conference@greatlakesstewardship.org
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Zahraa Aljebori
Detroit Zoological Society - Education Specialist
Joanna Allerhand
Grand Valley State University - Groundswell - Assistant Director
Almaha Alruwaili
The University of Toledo - Master Student
Laura Amatulli
East Hills Middle School - Media specialist
Logan Applebee
EcoWorks - Youth Energy Squad - AmeriCorps Green School Coordinator
Michele Arquette-Palermo
Cranbrook Institute of Science - Cranbrook Institute of Science
Nathan Ayers
We Are The Forest - Executive Director
Caroline Baillie
University San Diego - Professor
Molly Ames Baker
Toponexus - Founder & Facilitator
Pam Baker
Journeous - Journeous
Dezimond Ballinger
Communication and Media Arts High - Teacher
Christina Barkel
Interlochen Center for the Arts - Sustainability Gardener
Lakesha Barton
Skyline High School - Teacher
Renee Bayer
CREATE for STEM Institute, Michigan State Universi - Associate Director for Engagement
Morgan Beeler
Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy - Graduate Student Assistant
Bizzy Berg
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant - Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Assistant
Lily Boardman
Burn's Park Elementary - Student
Claire Bode
Groundswell, Grand Valley State University - Project Specialist
Eileen Boekestein
GVMC -Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds - Environmental Education Coordinator
Rashell Bowerman
Michigan Department of Education - Education Consultant
Ellen Brody
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries - Great Lakes B-WET Program Coordinator
Shannon Bucasas
Waianae High School - Teacher
Jessica Buckner
Teach with Science - Content Curator
Megan Burkhart
John Ball Zoo - Lead Education Instructor
Erin Cassady
Friends of the Rouge - Rouge Education Project Program Manager
Joan Chadde
Michigan Technological University - MTU Center for Science & Environ. Outreach
Kathy Chambliss
NorthBay Education Inc. - Teacher Professional Development Coordinator
Julie Champion
Huron-Clinton Metroparks - Huron-Clinton Metroparks
Donacal Clemons
Eastern Michigan University - Student
Lisa Condran
Port Townsend School District - Principal, Salish Coast Elementary
Leslie Cook
Teton Science Schools - Director of Teacher Learning Center
Courtney Cromley
Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds - Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds
Fiona Cuneo
Burns Park - Student
Elizabeth Cunningham
University of Michigan-Flint - Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
Kevin Czajkowski
University of Toledo - Professor
Tracy D'Augustino
Michigan State University Extension - Extension Educator
Alexandria Davis
Eastern Michigan University - Student
Chey Davis
Delta College - Associate Professor
Amy Demarest
Our Curriculum Matters - Educator
Tara DenHerder
Traverse City Public Schools West Middle School - Teacher
Abigail Diaz
Wisconsin Maritime Museum - Director of Education
Abigail Diaz
Wisconsin Sea Grant - Fisheries Specialist
Jenny Doezema
Kalamazoo Nature Center - VP of Learning and Engagement
Andrea Dudley
Groundswell - Consultant
Misty Dunne
Grand Canyon University - University Development Counselor
Linda Easley
Siena Heights University - Professor of Anthropology
Jenfier Edwards
Ronald Brown Academy - STEM Teacher
Nigora Erkaeva
SEMIS_EMU - SEMIS_EMU
Rachel Faccio
Clear Lake Education Center - Program Specialist
Terra Faraon
University of Hawaii: PALS/PLACES - Program Coordinator
Rachel Feerick
Riveredge Nature Center - Scientist in Residence
Ryan Feldbrugge
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve - Education Specialist
Emily Finnell
Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy - Great Lakes Senior Advisor and Strategist
Laura Florence
Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition (SEMIS) - Curriculum Consultant
Katie Frank
Lawndale High School - English and Cinematic Storytelling Teacher
Jaime Frungillo
NOAA - Grants Program Specialist
Kay Fukuda
University of Hawaii - Specialist
Miriam Furlan Brighente
Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition - Research Doctoral Fellow
Erin Gallay
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Research Specialist
Meaghan Gass
Michigan State University Extension - Michigan State University Extension
Amanda Gilbert
Defiance College - University of Toledo
Emily Gillain
Teach With Science - Founder
Philip Girard
The Greenspire School - Teacher
Mark Gleason, PhD
Grand Valley State University - Assistant Professor
Emily Gochis
Copper Country ISD - Copper Country ISD
Julie Goldsworthy
Public Schools of CLK - Teacher
Martha Hale
Huron - Science Teacher
Destiny Hall
Ypsilanti Community high school - Student
Mary Hall
Utica Zoo - Conservation Center Manager
Sarah Halson
SEMIS - Field Coach
Lena Hammerman
n/a - n/a
Corey Hansen
The Greenspire School - Teacher
Noreen Heikes
Vicksburg High School and Kalamazoo RESA - Teacher
Darrell Hendrickson
Washington Middle School - Lead LSSI Team/Teacher
Brian Henrickson
Two Rivers Public School District - Educator
Melissa Hernandez
Chicago Public Schools - Project Coordinator
Gerald Herron
Communication and Media Arts High - Student
Phyllis Higman
Michigan Natural Features Inventory - Senior Conservation Scientist, Botanist
Greg Hitzroth
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant - Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist
Jack Hobbs
Nanakuli High and Intermediate - student
Ruth Anne Hodges
Michigan Department of Education - Manager
Darlene Holliday
Eastern Michigan University - Doctoral Fellow
Daria Hyde
Michigan Natural Features Inventory - Conservation Scientist and Educator
Cheryl Jacisin
Luther L. Wright Ironwood K-12 - Science teacher
Erica Johnson
Muskegon Area Intermediate School District - Project Specialist
Erin Johnson
CLK Elementary - Kindergarten teacher
Joy Johnson
U-M CEDER - Graduate Student Research Assistant
Yma Johnson
SEMIS Coalition - Grant Writer
Jessica Johnsrud
Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve - Assistant Director/Education Coordinator
Arzell Jones
DPSCD - Teacher/Go Green Coordinator
Tammy Jones
PALS/PLACES - Project Coordinator
Karyn Juntunen
Copper Country ISD - Teacher
Aminata Kaba
Ypsilanti Community High School - Student
Fatoumata Kaba,
Ypsilanti Community High School - Student
Richard Kagle
U of M - Flint - Grad Student
John Kern
The Mill at Vicksburg - Community Outreach and Education Coordinator
Keem King
ECOWORKS/ YES - Green Schools Coordinator
Melissa Kjelvik
Superior Rivers Watershed Association - Education Mentor
Jeanette Klein
Alcona Community Schools - Behavior Interventionist/Spe.Ed. Coordinator
Mimi Klotz
Clear Lake Education Center - Director
Maybritt Knura
University of Greifswald - research assistant and doctoral candidate
Veronica Konglim
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY - STUDENT
Emily Kotz
Community Sustainability - Graduate Student
Jessica Krueger
Ypsilanti Community Schools - Math Teacher
Ashman Kyle
Waianae High School - Student
Kalaeonauhanehemolele Lagasca-Abad
Waianae High School - Student
Matthew Laho
Washington Middle School - Teacher
Sarah Lann
Los Angeles Conservancy - Los Angeles Conservancy
Claire Lannoye-Hall
Detroit Zoological Society - Detroit Zoological Society
Anastasia LaRoy
Three Rivers Middle School - Three Rivers Middle School
Yu Man Lee
Michigan Natural Features Inventory - Conservation Scientist
Samantha Lichtenwald
Bay-Arenac Community High School - Biology Teacher
Mandy Liddle
St. Lorenz Lutheran School - Environmental Education Director
Gabrielle Likavec
Central Michigan University - Michigan Geographic Alliance Coordinator
Juliana Lisuk
Inland Seas Education Association - Volunteer Coordinator
Timothy Lorek
University of Michigan - Community Outreach Coordinator
Ethan Lowenstein
SEMIS Coalition/EMU - Director
Amy Machiela
CLK SCHOOLS/WMS - 6th grade ELA teacher
Tracey Marchyok
Acton Academy Ann Arbor - Lead Guide
Julie Markiewicz
Michigan State University - Graduate student
Marlis Martin
Communication and Media Arts High - Teacher
Marti Martz
Pennsylvania Sea Grant - Senior Coastal Outreach Specialist
Mike Mathis
MSU Extension Tollgate Farm and Education Center - MSU Tollgate Director
Amy Mayer
Burns Park Elementary School - Student
Jonathan Mayers
Ypsilanti STEMM Middle College - Manufacturing Teacher
R Sherman McCathern
Urban Renaissance Center - Executive Director
Jessica McCloskey
University of Michigan Flint - Student
Matthew McCullough
Schoolcraft Community Schools - Schoolcraft Community Schools
Tara McKnight
RSSAA - RSSAA
Dorothy McLeer
University of Michigan-Dearborn EIC - Program Coordinator
Jeff McNeal
Michigan Department of Education - Education Consultant
Amy Meeker-Taylor
Friends of the St. Clair River - Envrionmental Educator
Abigail Mendez
Eastern Michigan University - Organization Chair
Amanda Milewski
University of Michigan - University of Michigan
Autumn Mitchell
Flint River Watershed Coalition - Education Program Manager
Scot Morrison
ACCE - Teacher
Joseph Morsaw
Niles Community Schools - Science/Mathematics Teacher
Josh Musicant
EcoWorks - Youth Energy Squad - STEM and Career Development Coordinator
Chelsea Nester
Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative - Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative Coordinator
Mary Ellen Newport
Interlochen Center for the Arts - Interlochen Center for the Arts
Rebecca Nielsen
Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition - Program Director
Jordan Norberg
Eastern Michigan University - Student
Meg North
CLK Schools - Horizons - Science and math teacher
Junichi Ohmae
ECOPLUS - Executive Director
Tracy Ortiz
Clippert Multicultural Honors Academy - Science Teacher
Samantha Ozik
Chicagp Public Schools - Project Coordinator
David Palmer
Workforce Intelligence Network - Senior Director
Jamie Parslow
Paul Smiths College - Environmental Education & Outreach Coordinator
Clayton Pelon
GVSU College of Education - Associate Director
Brenda Perry
Kent Innovation High - Kent Innovation High
Nate Phipps
U-M CEDER - Managing Director
Jen Plants
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Faculty Associate
Ayesha Qazi
Chicago Public Schools - AP Environmental Science & Honors Biology Teacher
Betsy Quail
Evanston/Skokie School District 65 (Illinois) - Conservation Educator
Rachel Ratliff
Inland Seas Education Association - Great Lakes Educator
Laura Reeves
Two Rivers Public School District - Educator
Jori Reigle
University of Michigan-Flint - Lecturer II
Bronwen Rice
NOAA - Program Coordinator
Jane Rice
Michigan State University - Science Educator
Pam Roll
Clear Lake Education Center - Assistant Director
JaShawna Rooks
Eastern Michigan University - Student
Rachel Rosner
Natural Wonder Evanston - Founder
Sarah Rubenstein
Port Townsend School District - Project Director
Maryam Salem
Chicago Public Schools - Project Coordinator
Grace Scarsella
Earth Force - Senior Program Manager
Melissa Schneiderhan
CLK Elementary - Classroom Teacher
Davis Aerospace Technical School
DAVIS AEROSPACE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL - teacher
Waianae School
Waianae High School - Teacher
Waianae School
Waianae High School - Student
Waianae School
Waianae High School - Student
Brandon Schroeder
Michigan Sea Grant / MSU Extension - Extension Educator
Simon Schroeder
Burns Park Elementary School PTO - Burns Park Elementary School Student 5th grade
Ellen Schultz
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center - Associate Director for Education
Meag Schwartz
NE Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative - Network Coordinator
Kim Scribner
Michigan State University - Professor
Chad Segrist
DPSCD - Teacher
Justin Selden
Michigan State University Extension - Macomb Count - Educator
BIll Semrau
VBISD Technology Center - Integrated Applied Math & Science Teacher
Lea Sevigny
Forest Hills Central Middle School - Teacher
Neha Shah
Ann Arbor Public Schools - Burns Park Elementary - Teacher
Paula Sizemore
Ypsilanti Community High School/AC Tech - Science Department Head/Science Teacher
Gregory Smith
GLSI - Board Member
Amie Snapke
Ann Arbor Public Schools: Forsythe Middle School - Science Teacher
Alika Spahn Naihe
Nanakuli High School - teacher
Marly Spieser-Schneider
SEMIS - Farm Partner
Ella Stanley
The James and Grace Lee Boggs School - Teacher
Kimberly Stevenson
Davis Aerospace Technical High School - Davis Aerospace Technical High School
Deborah Stewart Anderson
Instructional Design & Educational Services - Educational Consultant
Darin Stockdill
U-M CEDER - Design Coordinator
Steve Styers
Martin Family Initiative - Director of Leadership and Community Action
Jennifer Suriano
University of Virginia - post doc
Kristin Svoke
Calumet Public Schools Washington Middle School - 7th Grade Teacher
Aisha Tahir
Eastern Michigan University - Student
Takako Takano
Waseda University - Professor
Clare Tallon Ruen
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Ben Talsma
Van Andel Education Institute - Learning Solutions Specialist
Amy Traynor
Anthony Acres Charter School - Lead Teacher
Sally Triant
Grow Wise Learning - Founder
Erin Turri
Acton Academy Ann Arbor - Director
Sophia Turri
Acton Academy Ann Arbor - student
Vivienne Turri
Acton Academy Ann Arbor - student
Emily Umbarger
Interlochen Center for the Arts - Sustainability Manager
Thea Van Goor
WMEAC - environmental education director
Ryan Vance
Chicago Park District - Program Specialist
Jessica E Vander Ark
Groundswell - Grand Valley State University - Groundswell Manager
Aayush Veerabhadran
Burns Park - student
Jeffrey Vierra
Nanakuli High & Intermediate School - Teacher
Kelly Vorron
Manitowoc Public School District - School Forest Coordinator
Jillian Votava
Inland Seas Education Association - Great Lakes Educator
Sarah Waters
NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary - Education Coordinator
Hanna Watters
Eastern Michigan University, SEMIS Coalition - Student
John Weiss
Neutral Zone - Director of Strategic Initiatives
Bryan Wertz
Ovid-Elsie Middle School - Science Teacher
Lloyd Wescoat
Michigan Technological University - Center for Sci - LSSI - Leadership Team
Rachael Wilkerson
Alcona Community Schools - Elementary Teacher
Lisa Wininger
Plainwell Community Schools - Teacher
Jennifer Wisdom-Behounek
self employed - physician
Erica Wisniewski
Erie's Public Schools - Secondary Science teacher
Emily Zdyrko
Washtenaw Technical Middle College - English Teacher
Julia Zhang
Bruns Park elementary school - student

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Joanna Allerhand
Grand Valley State University - Groundswell - Assistant Director
Almaha Alruwaili
The University of Toledo - Master Student
Laura Amatulli
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Logan Applebee
EcoWorks - Youth Energy Squad - AmeriCorps Green School Coordinator
Michele Arquette-Palermo
Cranbrook Institute of Science - Cranbrook Institute of Science
Nathan Ayers
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2019 Place-Based Education Conference

The Place-Based Education Conference is a great place to engage with place-based education experts and practitioners from across the country around building strong, transformative communities! If you have a promo code, please be sure to hit the APPLY button after entering it. Note the ADDITIONAL FEE ITEMS: Immersion Experiences, printed program.

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ADDITIONAL FEE ITEMS: Immersion Experiences | Dragonfly Award Banquet | Printed Program

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Flint and the Flint River - by Bike! THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

(21 available)

Join the Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) and the Berston Bicycle Club Project in exploring Flint - by bike (and bus)! Tour the historic Berston Field House. Explore what it takes to get bike lanes installed. Discover opportunities for land and water recreation. Observe and discuss current environmental issues and local green redevelopments. And, engage in a Place-Based Watershed Activity Sampler for educators. Bikes and helmets will be provided. Lunch at Tenacity Brewing is included.

1 $65.00 each

Place-Based Education in Practice in Flint THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

(15 available)

Visit schools and teachers engaged in place-based learning experiences in urban and rural schools in the greater Flint area. Potential projects to be highlighted may include: a vernal pool restoration project, ADA garden, and school culture and community building efforts; school water quality explorations; efforts to begin a school recycling program; school engagement with the historical Stockton Center at Spring Grove. Lunch is included.

1 $60.00 each

Learning in Nature THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 12:00 - 5:00 PM

(28 available)

Visit the Genesee County Parks’ For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum for an interactive experience exploring environmental education activities and techniques that will engage audiences of all ages and abilities. Travel the For-Mar trails learning about Citizen Science projects that can be done in one’s own "place," and explore the For-Mar Nature’s Superhero Headquarter Treehouse while thinking of new out-of-the-box ways to engage young people.

1 $45.00 each

Flint and the Environment THURSDAY, 11/7/19, 1:00 - 5:00 PM

(21 available)

Visit various locations throughout Flint to learn about how the community is addressing environmental sustainability. Highlighted projects will include the Flint River restoration, brownfield remediation at Chevy Commons, and green infrastructure examples in City of Flint parks. Participants will also engage in dialogue with local activists and experts examining the Flint water crisis through an environmental justice lens. Snacks will be provided.

1 $40.00 each

Explore Flint's History at Applewood Estate FRIDAY, 11/8/19, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

(31 available)

Built in 1916, Applewood Estate was established as the family home and gentleman’s farm of Charles Stewart Mott, co-founder of General Motors. The 34-acre historic estate has been lovingly restored and maintained by the Ruth Mott Foundation. Participants will tour the home and gardens and learn how this local gem is utilized as an exciting and unique learning environment for the community and as a resource for educators.

1 $35.00 each

Citizen Science: Monitoring Water Quality in the Flint River Watershed FRIDAY 11/8/19 2:00 - 5:30 PM

(26 available)

Join For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum and the Flint River Watershed Coalition to assist in monitoring the health of Kearsley Creek, a Flint River tributary. Participants will collect, identify, and analyze physical, chemical, and biological indicators of stream health; learn how past years' data contribute to shifting perceptions and practices surrounding the Flint River; and discuss environmental and anthropogenic barriers within the watershed.

1 $35.00 each

Food Access in Flint SATURDAY, 11/9/19, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Learn how partners in Flint have been advancing food access and healthy environment initiatives to address community needs and support social and environmental justice. This tour will include discussions with partners leading these efforts including Edible Flint and Michigan State University Extension. Tour stops will include local business and community gardens and a visit to the Flint Farmers’ Market.

1 $35.00 each

Printed Conference Program

To conserve resources, we will only print the number of conference programs ordered.

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    Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
    8325 Troup Road
    Harbor Springs, MI 49740

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