The Louisiana Environmental Education State Symposium is a two-day professional development event hosted each year by the Louisiana Environmental Education Commission and our partner the Louisiana Environmental Education Association. Day one of the conference consists of day-long short courses packed with information, lesson plans or tours of environmentally important areas of the host city. Day two features hour-long concurrent sessions geared to grade level and presented by environmental educators from around Louisiana and neighboring states. The upcoming event will be held at the Baton Rouge Marriott on February 27 and 28, 2015.
Shell Exploration and Production Company, Louisiana Environmental Education Association, Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, and Friends of Black Bayou, Inc.
View the 2015 Environmental Education State Symposium Program
The symposium program is available in pdf format here.
On-site registration will be available at the 2015 Louisiana Environmental Education Symposium to be held February 27-28, 2015 at the Baton Rouge Marriott. See you at the conference!
Conference Registration Fees
Exhibitor information can be found here. Visit https://www.thepayplace.com/stateoflouisiana/ldwf/enviredsymposium/billpreview.aspx to register online.
Special room rates are available at the conference hotel, the Baton Rouge Marriott, 1-800-228-9290. Room rate is $93 per night for single or double occupancy. The conference rate is available until February 5, 2015. Reservation link http://goo.gl/44Aw6x.
Educators from outside the 2015 conference area of Baton Rouge are eligible to apply for lodging assistance. Click the following link to download the form:
Friday, February 27, 2015
8:00 a.m. — 3:30 p.m. Short Course Activities* Course times may vary. Descriptions listed below.
5:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Mixer with hors d’oeuvres* and Audubon Bug Tasting, Meet the Exhibitors
Saturday, February 28, 2015
7:00 a.m. — 8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast*
7:30 a.m. — 2 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 a.m. — 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. Keynote & Recognitions
10:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:30 p.m. — 1:30 p.m. Lunch* & LEEA Meeting
1:30 p.m. — 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:30 p.m. Grand Door Prize
Short Course Descriptions (courses are subject to change)
Location: Southeast Louisiana Refuges Complex, Lacombe
The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission has a mission to create a comprehensive and balanced environmental education initiative that will result in environmentally literate citizens who will effectively and constructively solve existing environmental problems, prevent new ones, and maintain a sustainable environment for future generations.