FEEN Friends Environmental Education Network

Water. . . Our Source of Life

Keeping our eyes open and staying hopeful in the face of global climate concerns
Friends school educators have a special responsibility to include care for the environment in all aspects of school life in order to promote a sustainable future for all life. FEEN’s goals grow directly from fundamental Quaker beliefs and testimonies on peace and justice, simplicity, stewardship, and service.

Join with colleagues to for renewal and connection in doing this important work.

Dates, Rates & Details

Dates, Rates & Details

DATE
Thursday (8:15am) March 5 - Friday (Noon) March 6, 2020

LOCATION 
Germantown Friends School and William Penn Charter School
31 West Coulter Street and 3000 West School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144

VOLUNTEER CLERKS
Karen Cherubini, Germantown Friends School
Tom Rickards, William Penn Charter

FEES $150 (includes program & meals)

‚ÄčLODGING (optional)
TBD

Agenda/Schedule

Agenda

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2020
8:15   Registration and refreshments
9:00   Welcome, overview, and brief worship
10:15  
Panel of Friends educators and others.
 
12:15   Lunch
1:30  
Outings and enjoying the Outdoor Environment of urban schools - weather permitting
Walking, canoeing, field trips.
4:00   Touring and Sharing Germantown Friends School campus and sustainability plans, campus gardening
6:00   Dinner - Celebration of FEEN's 20th Year
 

FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020
8:15   Arrival, continental breakfast, worship
9:00  
Sharing sessions - Possible topics include:
  • The role of Sustainability Coordinator
  • Sustainability Off-Campus Experiences
  • Inter-school Collaboration
  • Sharing successes and challenges - "How is sustainability working at your school?"
11:45   Planning for the 2021 FEEN conference, volunteer clerks and hosts.
    Closing worship
12noon   Farewells (box lunch available by RSVP request)

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