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    Aldo Leopold Education Project Facilitator Training
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    The Leopold Education Project (LEP) is an innovative, interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education curriculum based on the essays in A Sand County Almanac. For twenty years LEP has provided schools, nature centers, and conservation organizations with this excellent hands-on and reflective curriculum for working directly with students. Join co-hosts Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation and Fox Haven Farm and Learning Center for a first-ever facilitators training so that you can train the educators in your region, agency, or school system to deliver the LEP program!
    Facilitator Trainers participate in a twenty-hour course that helps educators in formal and non-formal settings adapt lessons to suit not only particular student groups and venues, but also various teaching and learning philosophies that match closely with your agency or school system’s requirements and mission. Trainers receive practice in using the curriculum with adult educators. Sessions for record keeping, administration, materials ordering, and marketing the program are included.  The sixteen-hour training event takes place over two days to include an evening session.  Participants have the opportunity to stay on-site. Meals are included.
    Monday –  April 18 9:00- 3:00
    Meals: *Breakfast for Sunday overnighters will be available in each house and it is make your own.
    Lunch – sandwich platter, chips, cookies/fruit; please let us know if you are vegetarian, vegan, or have allergies
    Supper – a variety of options from Asia restaurant in Middletown
    Tuesday –  April 19 8:30-3:00, make dinner together between 4:00-6:00, evening program 7:00-9:00
    Breakfast for overnighters available in each house
    Lunch – soup, wraps, spring salad, fruit/cookies
    Supper – We make it together Leopold style, menu to be determined
    Wed –  April 20th – 8:30-11:00
    Breakfast – available in houses for overnighters
    Wrap up and evaluations
    $150 includes class fees, 2 overnight stays, meals, and materials
    $100 includes class fees, meals, and materials
    Please register via Fox Haven with joann@foxhavenfarm.org

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