2010 Outdoor Classroom Symposium

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Date: 05 November 2010
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM or stay until 6:00 PM
Cost: $85 per person. ($25 discount for Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia members.)
Location: Zoo Atlanta
Phone: (404) 578-6687


Georgia’s 14th annual Outdoor Classroom Symposium will be held Friday, November 5, 2010, at Zoo Atlanta! The theme of “Get Outdoors! Teaching Locally, Connecting Globally” will feature hands-on sessions on how to create outdoor teaching spaces, how to how to teach outdoors, and how to use local resources to make connections to the larger world.

New this year, three speakers will give presentations in Zoo Atlanta’s auditorium:
• Daron Joffe AKA “Farmer D” of Farmer D Organics
• Jerry Hightower, Outdoor Educator Extraordinaire from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
• Dr. Joe Mendelson, Curator of Herpetology at Zoo Atlanta

Other highlights will include “make and take” classes, informative exhibits prepared by program providers and outdoor classroom experts, presentation of the Outdoor Classroom Service Award, and endless opportunities for networking and inspiration!

Following the symposium, Garden*Hood, Atlanta’s newest and hottest independent garden center offering the very best plants, expertise, creativity, and atmosphere, will host Outdoor Classroom Symposium participants for hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. Plus, show your symposium agenda anytime on November 5 or 6 to receive a 15% discount on plant purchases.

Register online by Friday, October 29, 2010. Payment methods include all major credit cards, check & purchase orders.) On-site registration ($10 extra) will also be available on a first come, first served basis.