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 Principals Environmental Leadership 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

 

July 15-17, 2020
School Leaders on the Bay: Maryland and Pennsylvania 

Open to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. school leaders
Maryland, Pennsylvania, and D.C. principals and other school leaders are invited to join CBF for a three-day immersive adventure exploring the Chesapeake and the unique waterman’s community on Smith Island. Participants will learn how to use environmental education to enhance learning in across the curriculum in a way that empowers staff and engages students. We will participate in hands-on investigations and learn how to implement a successful environmental education program at your school that will boost academic achievement and environmental literacy. We will also explore the positive effects that environmental education has on student mental health and well-being, discipline, and building 21st century skills. You will be able to network and share ideas with other principals from around the watershed and learn how to certify as a green school. 
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Smith Island Environmental Education Center.
Cost: $25 registration fee. Participation of school leaders is financially supported by the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation, Inc.
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July 15-17, 2020
School Leaders on the Bay: Southwestern Virginia  
Open to School Leaders and Administrators from Southwestern Virginia. 
School Leaders and Administrators from southwestern VA are invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for an enriching three-day investigation of the Bay. Participants will learn how the integration of Environmental Education and implementation of the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) empowers staff and engages students as they meet curricular objectives in the different content areas. Participants will participate in hands-on learning investigations that will form the basis for discussions on incorporating successful environmental educations at their school. Opportunities for networking with other school leaders will be built in to provide time to share ideas around environmental education.    
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Environmental Education Center.
Cost: $25 registration fee. Participation of school leaders is financially supported by the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Questions: Contact Cindy Duncan CDuncan@cbf.org
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July 29-31, 2020
School Leaders on the Bay: Independent Schools 
Open to Independent school administrators, Trustees, lead teachers, and department chairs. 
How can independent school leaders most effectively support the integration of high-impact environmental education within their schools? Spend three exciting days exploring how school leaders can further their school's “environmental mission”. Led by CBF and The Gunston School in partnership with AIMS, VAIS, and AISGW, participants will learn how to effectively design and implement high-impact environmental education curriculum and understand the benefits and models of including the environment in 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: $25 registration fee. Participation of school leaders is financially supported by the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation, Inc.
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July 27-29, 2020
School Leaders on the Bay: Hampton Roads Virginia  

Open to school leaders and administrators from Norfolk and Newport News. 
School leaders and administrators from Norfolk and Newport News 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 the implementation of meaningful watershed educational experiences (MWEEs) empowers staff and engages students as they meet curricular objectives. Hands-on investigations will form the basis for discussions on incorporating a successful environmental program at your school. Opportunities to network with other school leaders from around the area will be built into the course to provide time for collaboration. 
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Environmental Education Center.
Cost: $25 registration fee. Participation of school leaders is financially supported by the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Questions: Contact Cindy Duncan CDuncan@cbf.org
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August 10-12, 2020
School Leaders on the Bay: Virginia 

Open to school leaders and administrators from across Virginia. 
School leaders and administrators from Norfolk and Newport News 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 the implementation of meaningful watershed educational experiences (MWEEs) empowers staff and engages students as they meet curricular objectives. Hands-on investigations will form the basis for discussions on incorporating a successful environmental program at your school. Opportunities to network with other school leaders from around the area will be built into the course to provide time for collaboration. 
Length & Location: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Environmental Education Center.
Cost: $25 registration fee. Participation of school leaders is financially supported by the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Questions: Contact Cindy Duncan CDuncan@cbf.org
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