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The SCC Faculty Conference focuses on Pedagogy, Content & Leadership for ESD with a mix of panels, workshops, roundtables and facilitated dialogue and an emphasis on peer-to-peer exchange.

Final Agenda with presentations and summaries posted: link

Photo Gallery here: link

FEATURING:

Agenda Highlights

    • Leadership panel
    • Bootcamps:
        • Fundamentals and core topics
        • Emerging trends and hot topics
    • Roundtable: Sustainability Perspectives from outside the Academy
    • Distinguishing the 100, 300, 500 levels
    • Experiential and community learning
    • Understanding the Energy dimension of sustainability
    • Change management
    • International perspectives on ESD
    • Resilience and sustainability

and much more…

Monday Evening Town Hall

This optional session will be a facilitated dialogue among attendees on the challenges of teaching sustainability in a polarized political environment.  Following invited opening remarks from Peter Buckland and Matt Polsky, a candid peer-to-peer exchange will offer perspectives, guidance and hope.

INVITED SPEAKERS

Lindsey Lyons
Dickinson College

Jeffrey Brownson
Penn State

Becki Hack
Green Whys

Michelle Wyman
NCSE

Michele Halsell
Penn State

Matt Polsky
Erasmus University

Krista Hiser
U. of Hawaii

Sarah Wu
City of Philadelphia

Simon Kemp
Southampton

Rebecca Jordan
Rutgers

Daniel Lerch
Post Carbon Institute

Will Hong
SUNY-New Paltz

Liam Phelan
University of Newcastle
Australia

Hilligje van’t Land
Association internationale
des universités

Lacy Cagle
NWEI

Erik Assadourian
Worldwatch Institute

Julian
Dautremont-Smith
AASHE

Ashwani Vasishth
Ramapo College
of New Jersey

Kimo Goree
IISD

Tom Richard
Penn State

Scott Nadler
Nadler Strategies

Debbra Johnson
DAKJ, LLC/ARISE

Stephan-Levitsky

Stephan Levitsky
Perdue Farms

Shaunna Barnhart
Bucknell

Tom Gloria
Harvard

George Wyeth
US EPA (retired)

Tim Carter
Second Nature

Peter Soyka
Soyka & Co.

Jason Kliwinski
NJIT & Rowan

Nancy Manring
Ohio University

Conference Organizers

Ira Feldman

Peter Buckland

VENUE

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Penn State Philadelphia Center
675 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-471-2200

Penn State Philadelphia Center

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The closest metro train station to the Penn State Philadelphia Center is: 8th Street Station (MAP), offering the Market-Frankford Line (blue line), Broad Street Line (orange line), PATCO Line (train to New Jersey) & Regional Rail Line. Other public transportation schedules can also be found on the SEPTA – Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority website.

Street parking is available in the downtown area, though, most metered spots are limited to 2 hours. The closest parking garage to the Center is located across the street in the Curtis Center Building, which offers parking for $24/day. This parking website may also be useful in finding other lots in the area: https://www.parkingpanda.com/philadelphia-parking

For out of town guests, the Philadelphia International Airport is a 15 – 30 minute ride away (depending on traffic), or a 10 mile drive.

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