Principals Summer Course Schedule

School principals listen to an instructor at the water's edge.These multi-day professional learning summer immersion events support school principals and administrators in environmental literacy opportunities for their entire school community. Participants in CBF's "Environmental Leadership for Principals" program are able to gain first-hand experience on the Chesapeake Bay while strengthening their leadership capacity in environmental education.

Please see our registration options below. 

Click to registerWashington D.C. Administrators Program
June 23-25

This event is open to principals and school leaders from Washington, D.C. public and charter schools.
Join CBF as we partner with the Office of the State Superintendant of Education and Carnegie Science to learn basics of environmental education so that you will be able to give your teachers and staff the support that they need to address Next Generation Science Standards and provide a meaningful watershed experience. This program offers a chance to network with other principals, to share ideas, to truly investigate the power of environmental literacy, and to learn from each other. You can recharge your spirit by observing the leadership in the Chesapeake island communities and discussing how it is relevant to our schools.  All participants will go home with an action plan to start implementing meaningful change!
Location & Length: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Island Study Center
Cost: Covered through the NOAA B-WET program
To Register: Register online  Register by mail/fax

Click to registerMaryland Principals Program
July 13-15
This event is open to principals and school leaders from Maryland Public Schools.
Maryland school leaders are invited to join CBF for a three-day adventure on the Bay. Participants will learn how to use environmental education to meet curricular objectives in a way that empowers staff and engages students. We will participate in hands-on learning activities and discuss how to implement a successful environmental education program at your school that will meet the MSDE environmental literacy requirements and Maryland's College and Career Ready Standards. You will be able to network and share ideas with other principals from around the state, and learn how to certify as a green school.
Location & Length:  3 days/2 nights at CBF's Smith Island Study Center
Cost: Covered through the NOAA B-WET program
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Click to registerVirginia Beach Schools Principals Program
July 13-15

This event is open to principals and school leaders from Virginia Beach Public Schools.
Learn some of the basics of environmental education so that you will be able to give your teachers and staff the support that they need to provide a meaningful watershed experience. This program offers a chance to network with other principals, to share ideas, and to learn from each other. You can recharge your spirit by observing the leadership in the Chesapeake island communities and discussing how it is relevant to our schools.
Location & Length: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Island Study Center
Cost: Covered through the NOAA B-WET program
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Independent School Leaders Program - FULL
July 20-22
This event is open to administrators from independent schools.
Independent school leaders across the watershed are using the environment to integrate powerful learning techniques in their school communities. Led by CBF and The Gunston School and sponsored  by AIMS, VAIS, and AISGW, this experience will be three exciting days of networking, sharing ideas, and immersion in the fundamentals of environmental education so that you will be able to provide your faculty and staff the support that they need to integrate meaningful and engaging environmental education experiences. Participate in hands-on investigations and learn about opportunities to create or expand a green school program.  
Location & Length: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Island Study Center
Cost: Covered through the NOAA B-WET program
To Register: To be added to the waitlist, please email chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org.

 

Click to registerFairfax County Principals Program
July 20-22
This event is open to principals and school leaders from Fairfax County Public Schools.
Learn some of the basics of environmental education so that you will be able to give your teachers and staff the support that they need to provide a meaningful watershed experience. This program offers a chance to network with other principals, to share ideas, and to learn from each other. You can recharge your spirit by observing the leadership in the Chesapeake island communities and discussing how it is relevant to our schools.
Location & Length: 3 days/2 nights at CBF's Port Isobel Island Study Center
Cost: Covered through the NOAA B-WET program
To Register: Register online | Register by mail/fax

 

Other Registration Options

You may print the 2016 Principals Registration Form and mail or fax it to the address below.

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Attn: Chesapeake Classrooms
6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

Fax: 410-268-6687

If you have additional questions, please contact chesapeakeclassrooms@cbf.org.

 

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