What: Oct 15 - Panel on "Envisioning a Sustainable Future"
When: October 15, 2014 at 3:30pm
Where: Friends School of Portland
1 Mackworth Is
Falmouth, ME
United States
Map: Google map and directions
Contact: Lee Chisholm


Is it impolitic to teach environmentalism in elementary school? Is is appropriate for young children to learn about climate change? What are some strategies for engaging kids, families, teachers and whole schools in more innovative sustainability practices? Educators Josh Olins and Lee Chisholm will share their unique case studies and then much of the time will be spent in a a facilitated discussion about the role that teachers and schools should and can play in environmental education for young children.


Facilitated by:

  • Josh Olins, Sustainability educator, recycling advocate, Falmouth 1st Grade Teacher, Ecomaine 2014 eco-Excellence Award Winner
  • Lee Chisholm, Climate change organizer, 350.org activist & FSP middle school teacher

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