Climate Change Across Curricula

Teacher Training / Bus Tour / Friday, May 11, 2018 / 8:00am-5:00pm

K-12 teachers are invited to an all-day teacher training bus tour, Friday, May 11, 2018 to learn about teaching climate change in the classroom through multiple subject matter areas.  Bus tour begins at NCOC BOCES in Grand Gorge, NY at 8:00 am and includes keynote speaker from Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions plus tour stops at the Gilboa Museum, NY Power Authority, Cammer Forest and Prattsville.  $10 registration fee includes lunch catered by Ate.O.Ate.

Don’t miss this opportunity to earn 6.5 CTLE credit hours, network with area teachers interested in teaching climate leadership, and learn about local resources.  Space is limited so register now!

Event: Climate Change Across Curricula – Teacher Training Bus Tour
Date: Friday, May 11, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fee: $10 includes catered lunch by Ate.O.Ate
Start Location: NCOC BOCES, 2020 Jump Brook Rd, Grand Gorge, NY (map)
Contact: Jeanne Darling, 607-865-6531, [email protected]
Registration: Online registration at https://tinyurl.com/y82ea8dx

AGENDA

8-9:30am  NCOC BOCES GYM / Check-in & Keynote Presentation / Climate Leaders in the Making, from Global to Local / Danielle Eiseman, Program Manager, Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions

9:30-10am  BUS / Ice Breakers

10-10:45am  GILBOA MUSEUM / Fossils, Climate and Local History / Kristen Wykoff, Committee Chair

11am-12pm  NY POWER AUTHORITY / Renewable Energy, and Climate Impacts on Streams & Invasive Species / Samantha Van Ness, Supervisor, New York Power Authority Blenheim-Gilboa Visitor Center & Chris Kenyon, Park Manager, Mine Kill State Park

12:00-12:30pm  LUNCH / Catered by Ate.O.Ate

12:30-1pm  BUS / NYC Water Supply System and Climate Change /   Adam Bosch, Watershed Director of Public Affairs , NYC DEP

1-2:30pm  CAMMER FOREST / Connection between Healthy Forests, Economic Viability and Climate Resilience / Tyler Van Fleet, Forestry Program Watershed Educator & Brendon Murphy, Watershed Forester, Watershed Agricultural Council

3-4:30pm  PRATTSVILLE / Explore Damage & Recovery from Hurricane Irene / Kevin Piccoli, Chairman, Prattsville Redevelopment Corp.

4:30-5pm  BUS / Wrap-up & Evaluations

5pm  NCOC BOCES / Return for Vehicle Pick-up

Climate Change Across Curricula is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County, Catskill Watershed Corp., Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District, NOAA, NYC DEP, STANYS, Watershed Agriculture Council, and The Wild Center.