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2009-07-06, CELF Summer Sustainability Workshops

This July, Manhattanville College will host the annual CELF Summer Institute, with two sustainability workshops led by the Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF). One of the most comprehensive sustainability professional development programs of its kind in the U.S., the CELF Summer Institute is designed to provide the technical and scientific background, the curriculum framework and materials necessary for integrating sustainability education into K-12 schools

July 6-10, 2009

"Are We Educating for a Sustainable Future?" will take place July 6th through the 10th at Reid Castle on the Manhattanville campus. This full week curriculum development intensive for middle and high school teachers and curriculum coordinators will enhance educators' understanding of the global issues affecting our planet and show them how to use that knowledge in teaching.

Participants will learn to provide students with the knowledge and approaches they need to contribute to sustainable development and a future that is environmentally healthy, economically sound and socially just.