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“Greening American Education” June 15 & 16, 2010
at The Storybook Theatre in Hanapepe, Kauai
With its lush green surroundings the “Garden Isle” of Kauai welcomed visitors to Greening American Education Conference held this year June 15 & June 16, 2010 at the Storybook Theatre in Hanapepe. Please see the conference schedule below.
Date: June 15 & June 16, 2010
Time: 8:00 - 5:00PM
The Storybook Theatre
Hanapepe, Kauai Hawaii
Greening American Education
TUES June 15
WED June 16, 2010
Our conference “Greening American Education” will include the following:
· Teacher/Student panel discussion on green school projects, developments in green curricula, and student preparation for green industry
· Vendor presentations on the latest in green ideas and technology being used by schools across the country
· Collegial discussions with funding experts involving funding sources (Charitable organizations, Foundations and Philanthropists) for green projects. Learn what funding sources are available to your school
Greening American Education
(June 15 & June 16, 2010)
Tuesday June 15
(8:00AM - 5:00PM)
The first full day of the conference will present sessions on the greening of American Education, present and future, with experts in the educational industry addressing what is happening in green initiatives within the different sectors of American Education from public, private and charter secondary schools to university and college campuses. Areas of interest will focus upon architecture, use of space, lighting and energy to curricula development, online programming and consumer preparation (students, parents, community, and school personnel).
Industry vendors will present on green technologies and their functioning within different educational environments in areas of energy (oil, coal, wind, gas, sun, etc), architecture, agriculture, food consumption, and other important areas. Students will present and discuss green school projects.
Furthermore, funding experts will discuss private and public funding sources for green school projects. Participants will be able to ask questions, explore process, ideas, plans, road blocks, pros and cons regarding projects and technologies.
The final hour of the conference day will be a wrap up meeting of the day’s events.
Tuesday June 15 Schedule:
8:30-9:00AM Opening Ceremony
9:00-10:00AM Key Note Brent Norris (http://GreenCollarTech.com)
10:15-11:15AM Funding Discussion
11:15-12:15PM Green Expert Panel
1:15-2:30PM Green Power Girl
2:30-4:00PM Teacher/Student Panel
4:00-5:00PM Wrap up Session
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Wednesday June 16
(9:00AM - 4:00PM)
Conference participants will visit Hawaii venues operating green initiatives and using green technologies. Some of these venues will showcase green initiatives specific to educational environments and others will be more diverse and encourage creative green alliance building between schools and members of the community. These venues include an exemplary green school the Akamai Learning School in Kilauea (www.akamaibackyard.com) and The Hukilau Lanai (behind the Coconut Marketplace) in Kapaa.
Can't Attend the Conference?
Be sure to participate in our LIVE Webinar with real time chat feature. Up to Four (4) sessions of the Conference will air LIVE on the Internet!
Please complete the Registration form and be sure to include your Email address.
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Greening American Education Conference will showcase green initiatives operating within the Hawaiian Islands and in other parts of the United States and world as a way to enrich the quality of life for visitors and residents.
Through education, site visits and practical application conference participants will build green alliances within specific industries and across multiple sectors of the economy; thereby helping America move towards a more sustainable healthy way to live.