SPECIAL eNEWS ANNOUNCEMENT: Environmental Education Symposium – Call for Presenters…Call for Exhibitors!

Call for Presenters…Call for Exhibitors!

On March 9-10, 2012, the Louisiana Environmental Education Commission and the Louisiana Environmental Education Association will host the 15th Annual Louisiana Environmental Education Symposium – “Our Environment…Our Future” at the Lafayette Crowne Plaza in Lafayette, Louisiana. The theme for this upcoming conference will be “The Year of Outdoor Teaching!”

Exhibitors: Our target audience will include classroom teachers, pre-service teachers, business and industry representatives, non-profit organizations, state and local officials, legislators, and non-formal educators. Emphasis this year will be placed on engaging teachers and students in outdoor learning experiences! Postmark deadline for exhibitor registrations is January 10, 2012! Please see attached registration form and informational flyer below.

Presenters: Do you have a hands-on workshop, lesson activities, or exemplary program that you would like to share with environmental educators? Particularly one that incorporates the outdoor learning experience?! Consider presenting at the upcoming 2012 Environmental Education Symposium! Help teachers by giving them the tools necessary to conduct quality environmental lessons! Also, teachers love presentations made by fellow teachers so if you are a classroom teacher with an innovative lesson, please consider using the symposium as a way to ultimately reach a larger audience of students! Postmark deadline for presenter proposals is January 10, 2012! Please see attached proposal form and informational flyer below.

For more information: Venise Ortego, EE Coordinator at 337-948-0255, vortego@wlf.la.gov, www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec, or Juliet Raffray, EE Assistant Coordinator at 225-765-0124, jraffray@wlf.la.gov.


Find out about wetland outreach activities including symposiums, conferences, meetings, educational opportunities, volunteer opportunities, and related support material at the Louisiana Unified Coastal Community Calendar at http://lacoast.gov/calendar/

Venise Ortego, Environmental Education Coordinator, 337-948-0255, vortego@wlf.la.gov
Juliet Raffray, Environmental Education Assistant Coordinator, 225-765-0124, jraffray@wlf.la.gov
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries – www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec