Initial Publication Date: April 18, 2023

Summer Institute for Climate Change Education
Organization: Climate Generation

Content Area: Earth Science, Environmental Science, Other
Grade-level Audience: High School (9-12), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2)
When Offered: June to August
Cost: Cost to enroll, Expenses paid
Format: Online only
Application Deadline: July 1, 2023
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Climate Generation's Summer Institute for Climate Change Education is a three day climate change education conference structured to allow time for learning and networking. During the first two virtual days hosted by Climate Generation, educators can select from keynote presentations and concurrent workshops. During the third day, educators will attend a cohort workshop facilitated and hosted by a regional cohort leader to focus on place-based climate change education and the need for ongoing support throughout the year. Cohort days may be in-person or online, depending on educator and cohort leader needs in that region. Each group of 20-50 educators will explore local impacts, actionable solutions, connections to local experts, and planning and networking.
Dates: July 17 & 18, 2022, plus one day on July 19th, 20th, or 21st
Times: 10am CT to 6pm CT on July 17 & 18, times T.B.D. for cohort days
Location: Virtual
Registration: $250
Scholarships Available
20 hours of Continuing Education Credits
Graduate Credit Optional, offered through Hamline University

Registration for the Institute Includes:
Attendance to the Summer Institute
20 Hours of Continuing Education
Automatic enrollment in Climate Generation's Teach Climate Network; includes ongoing support throughout the year through teaching tips, resources, training, and online community networking with educators
Access to the Teach Climate Network Hub, an online platform for members to connect

What will you gain?

Educators will leave this Institute feeling connected to and inspired by a national community of educators learning about to teach climate change to engage and inspire their audiences. Educators will be connected to resources, activities, and teaching practices that help them dive deep into climate science and social justice using interdisciplinary and multimodal methods.

Who should apply?

Any informal and formal educators interested in learning about climate change education.