FEEN Friends Environmental Education Network

Environmental Activism - Re-energizing, Renewing, and Connecting

CANCELLED AT THIS TIME
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
CANCELLED
Thursday (8:15am) - Friday (Noon)

LOCATION 
Westtown School
975 Westtown Road, West Chester PA 19382

VOLUNTEER CLERK
T.J. Costa, Westtown School

FEES $150 (includes program & meals)

‚ÄčLODGING (optional)
Staybridge Suites Wilmington - Brandywine Valley, $119 to $149+ tax
400 Evergreen Drive Glen Mills, PA 19342
Click here to book your stay. Group Code: FCE
or call (610) 358-2560 mention Friends Council on Education
Deadline for special rate: April 23, 2019

Agenda/Schedule

Agenda

THURSDAY, MAY 2
8:15   Registration and refreshments
9:00   Welcome, overview, and brief worship
10:15  
Environmental activism - panel of Friends educators and others.
Sharing successes and challenges - "How is activism working at your school?"
12:15   Lunch
1:30  
Enjoying the Outdoor Environment of Westtown School - weather permitting
Ropes course, canoeing, walking.
4:00   Touring and Sharing Westtown campus and sustainability plans, campus gardening
6:00   Dinner
 

FRIDAY, MAY 3
8:15   Arrival, continental breakfast, worship
9:00  
Socially Responsible Investing with Kate Monahan, Friends Fiduciary 
Sharing sessions - Possible topics include:
  • The role of Sustainability Coordinator
  • Sustainability Off-Campus Experiences
  • Inter-school Collaboration
11:45   Planning for the 2020 FEEN conference and 20th anniversary celebration!
    Closing worship
12noon   Farewells (box lunch available by RSVP request)

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