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Say hello to our spring e-newsletter! April 17, 2014
Includes a featured partner, EFS Summit recap, the latest on our work with schools, and links to tools and resources.
Video recap of Stone Soup Summit, southern Champlain Valley's farm to school gathering April 8, 2014
SSP's Emily Hoyler (also a visiting lecturer at Middlebury College) talks about the Stone Soup Summit she helped organize. The event gathered educators, growers, producers, food service providers, and students from throughout the region to look at improving child nutrition and wellness through the context of local foods.
Just released: the National Action Plan for Educating for Sustainability featuring a chapter on professional development by SSP's Jen Cirillo! March 25, 2014
Just released: the National Action Plan for Educating for Sustainability.  It lays out how we help all students access sustainability education now.  Sustainable Schools Project's Jen Cirillo authored the chapter on professional development. Read the plan, share it with your networks, and get started in advocating for change in your school and community!
Next Generation Science Standards and Environmental Education Webinar March 10, 2014
Join National Wildlife Federation in an open conversation about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the opportunity these standards present for advancing the field of environmental education. Date: Monday, March 17, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Sign up to play Vermontivate! a sustainability game that inspires action and builds community February 20, 2014
Build community and inspire action on climate and energy issues with this award-winning sustainability game for all ages. Runs March 21-May 3.
Free Educator Resources February 5, 2014
Check out these free downloadable resources for educators on Shelburne Farms' and our partner websites
Sustainability Academy in The Atlantic October 11, 2013
Sustainability Academy is a lot of syllables for the name of an elementary school
Vermont A Leader In Education For Sustainability August 5, 2013
Education for Sustainability is about the interconnectedness of everything - the environment, the economy, society. It's often hands on, and incorporates a lot of service learning. And it's very focused on sense of place and community
Healthy Neighborhoods/Healthy Kids December 10, 2012
Read about how Healthy Neighborhoods/Healthy Kids in the Generator!
Promising Practices in Early Childhood Education for Sustainability September 25, 2012
Shelburne Farms’ educators, including the Sustainable Schools Project team, have immersed ourselves in reflecting on our early childhood education for sustainability practices over the last year, in preparation for our upcoming new curriculum resource guide Project Seasons for Young Learners with funding from the A. D. Henderson Foundation. We have drafted this set of Promising Practices based on our collective work. We present them to you here, and welcome your feedback.
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