Leave No Child Inside Summit ’08 Notes: StoryCorpsOctober 23, 2008
Sustainability Conference near Massillon, OhioOctober 27, 2008
Ability to reach students determined by forces beyond our control! (Set school schedules, money, transportation, attitude that Environmental Ed doesn’t matter.)
Matt Minter, naturalist (ODNR)
Jen Dennison, Division of Wildlife (ODNR)
Colleen Sharkey, Godman Guild
Kezia Sproat, South Central Ohio Preservation Society
Linda Pettit, Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District/TREE
April Hoy, Stratford Ecological Center
Sue Wintering, Project Learning Tree
Sandy Willmore, Coyote Trails and New Albany High School
Susan Boggs, Metro Parks (Franklin County)
We shared where we were from and how organizations can help each other.
Reaching School Kids – talked about what program go to schools, what programs schools can go to.
Next steps for this group:
This was a sharing, not so much a problem solving group.
Recommendations for Steering Committee:
Stay in contact. Do continue networking through other vehicles besides schools, like libraries.