Upcoming events

    • 15 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 6733 N Springboro Pike, Dayton, OH 45449- Kettering Learning Lab

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    This workshop will certify classroom teachers in the nationally recognized Project Wild curricula, engage educators in outdoor inquiry, and demonstrate how to utilize Five Rivers MetroParks' resources to make science come alive for students. All participants will receive the BRAND NEW Project WILD curriculum guide, which is full of field investigations- you want this guide!!!! Ohio approved credit is available.

    Click here to register: https://www.metroparks.org/programs-events-finder/?program_number=B425&api=programs&type=program


    • 24 Sep 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark 1301 E Siebenthaler Ave, Dayton, Ohio 45414

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    Teachers will discover new ways to incorporate birds around school into the classroom experience! Learn about citizen science opportunities, take bird feeders back to your school, and receive ODNR bird field guides! These are great networking events for educators for all grade levels and subject matters, not only science. Grab an educator friend and spend an evening at Five Rivers MetroParks! Register here: https://www.metroparks.org/programs-events-finder/?program_number=B449&api=programs&type=program

    • 03 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Belmont College in St. Clairsville

    Grant Writing Workshops

    The Ohio EPA Of ice of Environmental Education offers grant writing workshops around the state throughout the year.

    • Grant Writing 101: Finding the Right Funder. Prospecting tips to help you identify foundations, corporations, and government grant programs, and how to approach different kinds of grantmakers.
    • Grant Writing 102: Writing a Winning Proposal. How to avoid common mistakes applicants make, and develop realistic objectives, activities and budgets. OEEF will be referred to during this session.
    Upcoming 101/102 workshops

    September 5, 9 am - 3:30 pm at the Ottawa SWCD in Oak Harbor

    October 3, 9 am - 3:30 pm at Belmont College in St. Clairsville

    Contact Dennis.Clement@epa.ohio.gov to register.

    • 09 Oct 2019
    • 11 Oct 2019
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport, 2886 Airport Drive Columbus, Ohio 43219

    27th Annual TIE Conference

    October 9-11, 2019

    Completely FREE for Ohio Educators! 

    Click HERE for the TIE Conference Agenda

    *NEW LOCATION!!*

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport

    2886 Airport Drive Columbus, Ohio 43219

    Science Education is Critical for the Future of Ohio’s Youth!

    The Ohio Chemistry Technology Council’s Teachers, Industry and Environment (TIE) Conference is an exciting "hands on" experience for Ohio’s 3rd through 8th grade science educators and is completely free through the support from the chemical manufacturing industry.The TIE Conference provides educators with a wide-range of science experiments and classroom tools that create interesting and entertaining lessons for students.

    • The TIE Conference is aligned with state science teaching standards for STEM curriculums.
    • Participating educators have the opportunity to visit a working facility that produces sophisticated chemicals for the health care and personal products industries.
    • The TIE Conference materials provide educators with an abundance of information on the resources available to them, most at no cost.
    • Hands-on demonstrations and experiments provide educators with interesting and exciting tools that are easily adaptable to the classroom.
    • The TIE Conference provides networking opportunities for educators to share experiences and ideas with other educators.
    • Educators have direct interaction with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and representatives from the chemical manufacturing industry.
    • Graduate credits from Ashland University available (optional for all participants).

     WANT TO ATTEND THE 27TH ANNUAL TIE CONFERENCE?

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!   

    • 11 Oct 2019
    • 13 Oct 2019
    • YMCA Camp Kern, Oregonia, OH

    101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard Educators Conference

    Saturday, October 12th

    at YMCA Camp Kern, Oregonia, OH

    Optional events on Fri Oct 11 and Sun Oct 13.


    $30 for all 3 days Includes all sessions, programs, meals, and overnight accommodations.

    Scholarships and discounts available.


    Email Dave Moran to register dmoran@daytonymca.org


    This event made possible by YMCA Camp Kern, the Environmental Education Council of Ohio, and the Ohio Environmental Education Fund .

    The “101” Conference is THE weekend outdoor education experience designed to inspire teachers and outdoor educators with creative ways to provide exciting learning experiences. Enjoy meaningful large and small group sessions, excellent company, and fine eating.

    • 16 Oct 2019
    • 19 Oct 2019
    • Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, KY

    Educating for a Just and Sustainable Future

    Research Symposium: October 15–16, 2019
    Annual Conference: October 16–19, 2019

    Lexington Convention Center
    Lexington, KY

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 6733 N Springboro Pike, Dayton, OH 45449- Mead Theater

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    Teachers will discover new ways to incorporate birds around school into the classroom experience! Learn about citizen science opportunities, take bird feeders back to your school, and receive ODNR bird field guides! These are great networking events for educators for all grade levels and subject matters, not only science. Grab an educator friend and spend an evening at Five Rivers MetroParks! 

    Click here to register: https://www.metroparks.org/programs-events-finder/?program_number=B449&api=programs&type=program

    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 6733 N Springboro Pike, Dayton, OH 45449- Mead Theater

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    Bats fascinate children but can also be a source of fear. Let's help these important creatures by discovering ways to connect bats to your classroom, and explore fun ways your students can learn about these misunderstood creatures!

    Click here to register: https://www.metroparks.org/programs-events-finder/?program_number=C171&api=programs&type=program

    • 31 Jan 2020
    • 01 Feb 2020
    • Camp Nuhop, 1077 Township Rd 2916, Perrysville, OH 44864

    • 03 Apr 2020
    • 05 Apr 2020
    • Hueston Woods State Park

    EECO 2020 Annual Conference

    “EE 2020 The Vision of the Future”

    April 3-5, 2020

    Hueston Woods State Park

    More information including registration will be made available later in the year.

Past events

10 Sep 2019 BEE the Power for Our Food
05 Sep 2019 Teacher's Night Out: Outdoor PBLs
05 Sep 2019 Grant Writing Workshop
22 Aug 2019 Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative Symposium
08 Aug 2019 Summer EECO Tour- The Ohio State University and Downtown Columbus
08 Aug 2019 Healthy Water, Healthy People/ Level 1 Data Collector
06 Aug 2019 Wild School Site Workshop For Educators
31 Jul 2019 Environmental Education for Early Childhood Workshop (Growing Up WILD, WET & PLT)-Licking County
28 Jul 2019 Growing Up WILD Workshop
25 Jul 2019 Growing Up WILD Workshop/PBS Resources Workshop--Hamilton County
23 Jul 2019 School Garden Tour Series: Kiser Elementary School Tour
23 Jul 2019 Exposure to Nature Creates Resiliency-Educator Training
15 Jul 2019 Ohio EE Certification Program
13 Jul 2019 Insect ID Behavior
11 Jul 2019 Teacher's Night Out: Exploring Evolution
07 Apr 2019 EECO Tours - April Tour
04 Apr 2019 Registration is Open for the 3rd Annual Ohio Student Wildlife Research Symposium
04 Apr 2019 EECO Annual Conference Display Space
04 Apr 2019 Registration is Now Open for the 2019 EECO Annual Conference!
27 Nov 2018 EECO Award Nominations are OPEN!
18 Nov 2016 Call for Proposals for the Student Wildlife Research Symposium
18 Nov 2016 EECO 50th Annual Conference: Call for Proposals
08 Oct 2016 Save the DATE: The "101 Alternatives to the Chalkboard"
05 Jun 2016 Educator's Week at Camp Oty'Okwa
01 Apr 2016 Exhibit at the 2016 EECO Conference
01 Apr 2016 REGISTRATION: EECO Annual Conference 2016
01 Apr 2016 REGISTRATION: Half Day Friday at the EECO 2016 Annual Conference
05 Feb 2016 REGISTRATION: Winter Snow Conference- Creative Ways to Teach STEM!
09 Apr 2015 EECO Annual Conference Thursday Forum
09 Apr 2015 EECO Annual Conference 2015
06 Feb 2015 Winter Snow- Creative Ways to Teach STEM!
27 Mar 2014 EECO Annual Conference 2014
11 Apr 2013 EECO 46th Annual Conference
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