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Nurtured By Nature

Saturday, March 14, 2015
7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville Campus

Join us for the great speakers, choose from 27 break-out workshops, and shop the vendors for learning materials. Registration includes 6 hours of continuing education in early childhood education, a light breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and a great day with fellow child care and early education professionals.

Keynote Address

Restoring the Nature of Childhood

Presented by Ken Finch

Ken Finch is the founder and president of Green Hearts Institute for Nature in Childhood, a non-profit conservation organization focused on restoring the bonds between children and nature. Ken teaches, speaks, writes, and consults about, the power of nature-based play and how it can be restored to childhood.

Green Hearts Institute for Nature in Childhood (“Green Hearts INC”) 

General Session Speaker

The Sense of Wonder:

Being what you want the children to be. 

Presented by  David Stokes

David Stokes engages audiences of all ages in nature study and will speak about the importance of exploring nature with children. David is a Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education Teacher of the Year and an "Aldo Leopold" award winner. The North Shore United Educators (WEAC) honored David for educational excellence.


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