Creating space for transformative conversations


Feeling Our Way: New Pathways in Environmental Education, Oct 2

September 09, 2013

Join Simon Fraser University’s Maple Ridge Environmental School Research Group and the Centre for Dialogue on October 2nd for an in-depth and interactive conversation about the future of environmental, ecological, place-based, outdoor and experiential education.

Cost: Free, lunch included
Date: October 2, 2013
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: SFU Vancouver, 515 West Hastings Street, Room 1400
Transportation: Accessible via Expo and Canada Lines via Waterfront Station

This event is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please click here.

This free, full-day of dialogues will bring together 150 educators and researchers to discuss the possibilities of and challenges for today's environmental education. Keeping a firm eye on the new directions needed to both advance and deepen the research and practice in the field of environmental education writ large, this will be a lively day of discussion. Twelve nationally and internationally recognized teachers and researchers in environmental education will be helping to inform and inspire as we collectively seek these new pathways (see bios here):

Dr. Anthony Weston – Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies, Elon College, USA
Dr. Madhu Prakash – Professor of Education, Penn. State University, USA
Dr. Phillip Payne – Associate Professor of Education, Monash University, Australia
Dr. Leesa Fawcett – Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences, York University
Dr. Richard Kahn – Core Faculty, Antioch University in Los Angeles, USA
Dr. Rebecca Martusewicz – Professor of Teacher Education, Eastern Michigan University, USA
Dr. Bob Jickling –  Professor of Education, Lakehead University
Dr. Jeanne Kentel – Faculty Member, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, UBC
Dr. Mark Fettes – Associate Professor of Education, SFU
Dr. Vicki Kelly – Associate Professor of Education, SFU
Dr. Heesoon Bai – Professor of Education, SFU
Dr. David Zandvliet – Associate Professor of Education, SFU
Dr. Sean Blenkinsop – Associate Professor of Education and Dialogue, SFU

This event is organized by Simon Fraser University’s Maple Ridge Environmental School Research Group and Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). For more information about the Maple Ridge Environmental School Project, see the official website.