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

2017 Registration is now open.

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Environmental Leadership for Principals
July 24-26, 2017
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 NOAA B-WET Program.
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax


Principal Environmental Leadership Program
July 19-21, 2017
Specific to D.C. and Northern Virginia school leaders.
Participants will learn the basics of environmental education, network with fellow administrators, and see how to use a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience to meet standards in a way that engages students and the entire school community.
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel and 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


Environmental Leadership for Independent School Leaders
July 19- 21, 2017
Specific to independent school leaders.
Independent school leaders across the watershed are using the environment to integrate powerful learning techniques in their school communities. Led by CBF and The Gunston School and sponsored by AIMS, VAIS, and AISGW, this experience will be three 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 and engaging environmental education experiences. Participate 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


Principal Environmental Leadership Program
July 24-26, 2017
Specific to Virginia school leaders.
Virginia school leaders will learn the basics of environmental education, network with fellow administrators, and see how to use a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience to meet standards in a way that engages students and the entire school community.
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

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