|Council of Outdoor Learning|
An individual teacher, parent, principal, administrator, or community volunteer who has contributed in significant and meaningful ways to the design, development, or use of outdoor learning centers on a school or other educational institution’s campus and has demonstrated professional excellence and commitment to outdoor learning.
Outstanding Outdoor Learning Program
A school or educational organization that has an active outdoor learning center or program that merits recognition and acclaim. The nominee must have made significant contributions towards an innovative, unique, novel program that connect students to outdoor learning and academic achievement.
One nominee from each category will be selected for recognition. The selection committee will decide the merits of nominees based on information, recommendations, and accomplishments provided by the nominators. The committee will choose a candidate that offers a significant contribution, exceptional accomplishment, educational-related, and is a positive role model.
Outdoor Learning Symposium: Annual fall symposium bringing together educators from across the state. This one day Symposium provides an opportunity for sharing lessons learned and inspiring teachers to take their kids outside!
Grants are an excellent method of funding part or all of your Outdoor Classroom. This grant information from EEinGeorgia.org can help you along the way.
Check out “Planning First to Make Your Outdoor Classroom Last; A Best Management Practices (BMP) Guide for Creating and Sustaining Outdoor Classrooms in Georgia” by Georgia Wildlife Federation
Thanks to our supporters!
The Council of Outdoor Learning receives support from the following organizations and individuals: