The 7th annual School Garden Conference will be hosted by URI Cooperative Extension on Saturday, October 27st. Open to all, this one day event will be most beneficial to educators, school administrators, parents, Extension staff and volunteers, gardeners and others seeking to learn more about the value of a school garden in fostering academic achievement in an engaging and memorable way.
Kicking off the popular conference is a keynote address, Imagining School Gardens as Hubs for Family & Community Engagement, by Zoe Hansen-DiBello, Ph.D., the founder of Ethos Education Strategy Consulting. Following the keynote, sessions will offer inspiring and practical tips for setting your school up for successful outdoor learning in the garden. A lunchtime exhibitor fair will highlight a wide range of local resources for schools.
Visit the offical website for the full agenda and registration information. uri.edu/sgi/conference/
Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:30am to 4:00pm
University of Rhode Island Kingston campus, Pharmacy Rm 170
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