Join nature-based early childhood professionals from around the world for engaging presentations, experiential workshops, site tours, and professional networking!
The Natural Start Alliance, the International Association of Nature Pedagogy, and the Northern Illinois Nature Preschools Association are combining their 2018 professional conferences into an international event for all who work with young children and value nature-based education.
Claire Warden, author, education consultant, and CEO of Claire Warden Ltd. will deliver the conference’s keynote address.
Conference sessions will help participants:
Plan, run, and advocate for Nature Preschools, Forest Schools, Forest Kindergartens, and other nature-based early learning programs;
Learn about strategies, curricula, and documentation in nature-based early learning settings;
Improve fundraising, marketing, and other administration tasks associated with nature-based early childhood programs;
Learn about the latest research on early childhood environmental education.
Network with nature-based early learning professionals from around the world.
This unique, one-time event will allow you to build on your current skillset while you learn about new ideas and worldwide trends in the field. Join us for four inspiring days in Chicago!