Teaching Sustainability

Mar 12, 2012

Can classroom experience teach people to care about the environment... eventually leading to more adults taking environmental issues more seriously?

We talk with three researchers who are working to promote just such classroom experience for children.

Charles Hopkins will give a presentation about Education for Sustainable Development  Wednesday, March 14th, at Francis Auditorium on the campus of Mary Baldwin, at 5:30pm.  He will also be speaking Thursday, March 15th at the Montpelier Room at James Madison University at 5:30pm.

(Note: This is program is an encore presentation originally broadcast Thursday, October 27, 2011)

Charles Hopkins, M.A. - Contributor to the United Nations' Agenda 21 plan for sustainable development. The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair at York University in Toronto. Winner of the 2011 IBAVI Award for Sustainable Vision and Values.

Craig Shealy, Ph.D. - Executive Director of IBAVI - the International Beliefs and Values Institute. Professor of Graduate Psychology at James Madison University.

Tamra Willis, Ph.D. - Director of the Environment Based Learning Program as well as an Associate Professor of Graduate Teacher Education at Mary Baldwin College