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Midwest Early Childhood Educator Symposium | Collaboration for Early Childhood

Morton Arboretum

  • Event Time 8:45 AM-3:00 PM
  • Event Date June 3, 2017
  • Event Location 4100 Illinois Route 53

Midwest Early Childhood Educator Symposium Worth the Risk: Exploring the Rewards of Connecting Young Children to Nature

Join us at The Morton Arboretum on June 3rd, 2017, as we explore the many benefits of nature-based early childhood education. Learn from experts and peers in the field through sessions geared towards early childhood educators, students of early childhood education, and administrators. Discover how to incorporate nature into your educational practice and get tried-and-true ideas for encouraging nature play and outdoor learning. Attendees can enjoy a keynote presentation by noted educator Ken Finch, then choose from a variety of sessions and activities designed to build your skill set while learning about new ideas and trends in the field.

Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Limit 150
Credits: Continuing education credits are available.

SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center, The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Ill.
(at Interstate Highway 88 and Illinois Route 53, just west of Interstate Highway 355)

FEES AND ADMISSION:
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
Fee includes light morning refreshments, a box lunch, and all program materials.
$55.00 members
$55.00 nonmembers

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.