Photo of Governor Martin O'Malley with group of children - Maryland Partnership for Children in Nature

Maryland Partnership for Children in Nature

Meeting Information and Schedule

Thursday, July 17th
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Key School
534 Hillsmere Dr
 MD 21403

Meeting Agenda

NOTE: The meeting will be in the ​Upper School ​​​Library, ​in the Science & Library Center ​, ​​building #20. ​Click here for Map of Key School. Please check directions and note that the school is near Quiet Waters Park, south of downtown Annapolis. It is suggested that you allow extra driving time, as the main access route, Forest Drive, can be congested.

We are excited to welcome guest speaker George Chmael from SustainaFest, an Annapolis-based nonprofit that uses art and film to spark dialogue and action, and is hosting a Student Sustainability Lab. This summer the Lab is working with students to build a "mobile hi-tech, hyper-efficient and sustainable 'Tiny House,' a 210 square foot, off-grid construction marvel" that will later serve as a traveling model. George will explain the sustainability program and other efforts relevant to educators and Children In Nature, and we will step outside to visit the Tiny House and the student builders during their construction process. In addition, Key School's Brian Michaels will provide a brief overview of the school's progressive outdoor education program.

2014 Meeting Dates:

January 30 - Completed
April 23* - Completed
July 17
October 22*

*The April and October gatherings will also include Leadership Team meetings. All are usually held in the morning; locations for the remaining meetings will be announced later.