Principals Summer Course Schedule

These multi-day professional learning summer immersion events support school principals and administrators in environmental literacy opportunities for their entire school community. Participants in CBF's "Environmental Leadership for Principals" program are able to gain first-hand experience on the Chesapeake Bay while strengthening their leadership capacity in environmental education.

"Truly, I have seen the value and life-changing potential that hands-on programs, like the ones at CBF, have to offer anyone who takes part in them."
~ Stephen Castle, Assistant Principal, Colonial Heights Middle School

 

Click to registerEnvironmental Leadership for Rockingham County School Leaders
June 21-23, 2018

Specific to Rockingham County school leaders.
Rockingham county school leaders are invited to join CBF for a three-day adventure on the Bay. Participants will learn how to use environmental education to meet curricular objectives in a way that empowers staff and engages students. We will participate in hands-on learning MWEE investigations and discuss how to implement a successful environmental education program at your school that will align with Standards of Learning across the curriculum.
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Smith Island Environmental Education Center.
Cost: No fee due to support from the NOAA B-WET Program.
Questions: Contact Tammy Stone at tstone@rockingham.k12.va.us or Cindy Duncan at cduncan@cbf.org
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Promoting Environmental Literacy: Professional Development for Science Leaders and Administrators
June 25-29, 2018
Specific to Virginia school leaders.
School leaders across the watershed are using the environment to integrate powerful learning techniques in their school communities. Facilitated by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation this experience will be five exciting days of networking, sharing ideas, and immersion in the fundamentals of environmental education so that you will be able to provide your faculty and staff the support that they need to integrate Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) into your school community.
Length & Location: 5 days total; 2 days at New Kent County Forestry Center and 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Environmental Education Center.
Cost: No fee due to support from the NOAA B-WET Program.
Questions: Contact Cindy Duncan at cduncan@cbf.org or Anne Petersen at Anne.Petersen@doe.virginia.gov
To Register: Contact Anne Petersen at anne.petersen@doe.virginia.gov

 

Click to registerEnvironmental Leadership for Virginia Principals
July 11- 13, 2018
Specific to Virginia school leaders.
Virginia school leaders and VSELA members are invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for an enriching three-day experience on the Bay! Participants will learn how the integration of environmental education and implementation of Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) empowers staff and engages students as they meet curricular objectives in several content areas. We will participate in hands-on learning investigations that will form the basis for discussions on incorporating a successful environmental education program at your school. Opportunities for networking with other school leaders from around the state will be built in to provide time for you to share ideas including green school initiatives.
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Environmental Education Center.
Cost:   There is no fee for this course thanks to the support of the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation, Inc
Questions: Contact Cindy Duncan CDuncan@cbf.org
To Register:
Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerEnvironmental Leadership for Independent School Leaders
July 16-18, 2018
Open to Independent school administrators, Trustees, lead teachers, department chairs, and those in a position to effect change within their school.
How can independent school leaders most effectively support the integration of high-impact environmental education within their schools? Spend three exciting days exploring how administrators, department chairs, and lead teachers can further their school’s “environmental mission”. Led by CBF and The Gunston School and sponsored by AIMS, VAIS, and AISGW, participants will learn how to effectively design and implement high-impact environmental education curriculum and understand the fundamentals of environmental strategic planning. Participants will also learn  how a school’s campus and facilities can serve as an integrating context for environmental teaching and learning. Join us in hands-on investigations and learn about opportunities to create or expand a green school program.
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Smith Island Environmental Education Center.
Cost: No fee due to support from the NOAA B-WET Program.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerEnvironmental Leadership for Maryland Principals
July 23-25, 2018
Specific to Maryland school leaders.
Maryland school leaders are invited to join CBF for a three-day adventure on the Bay. Participants will learn how to use environmental education to meet curricular objectives in a way that empowers staff and engages students. We will participate in hands-on learning investigations and discuss how to implement a successful environmental education program at your school that will meet the MSDE environmental literacy requirements and Maryland's College and Career-Ready Standards. You will be able to network and share ideas with other principals from around the state and how to certify as a green school.
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Smith Island Environmental Education Center.
Cost: No fee due to support from the Doherty Foundation.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax



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