Leila Day will be hosting an In Bloom conference in affiliation with Antioch University on Saturday, June 3rd from 9am to 4pm. Hear from key note speakers and local educators about the educational and health benefits of being in the natural world for young children. Keynote speakers will be:

  • Ellen Doris, Faculty of Antioch University New England
  • Anne Stires, founder and director of Juniper Hill School in Alna, Maine. “Following Chipmunks and Feeding the Fire: How Nature-based Curriculum Unfolds.”
  • Julie Robertson, Director of Creative Star Learning in Scotland. “Dirty Teaching: A Beginner’s Guide to Learning Outdoors.”

David Sobel and local educators, including some from Common Ground High School and Leila Day Nurseries, will lead workshops to share some of their work as nature-based educators.

For more information about the workshops happening in New Haven, click here.

Find out more about the In Bloom conferences and register here: www.antiochne.edu/in-bloom-2017Note that you can receive a discount on registration if three or more professionals from the same organization attend together.