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Indigenous Arts and Sciences Institute

July 23, 2019 - July 25, 2019

Professional development to engage educators in ecological restoration and water stewardship rooted in Indigenous knowledge. Community members, college students, scientists, natural resource specialists, and K-16 teachers are welcome!

Earth Partnership Indigenous Arts and Sciences (IAS) seeks to:

  • Bring people together interested in linking environmental and health concerns to academic achievement in science, math, social studies, language and the arts. • Integrate Indigenous perspectives and experience with Earth Partnership’s ecological restoration education programs.
  • Partner with communities to broaden participation and generate enthusiasm among Native youth to become the next generation of environmental stewards.
  • Address the needs of K-12 educators for culturally accurate and authentic resources across the curriculum to fulfill Act 31 requirements (institute includes pathway to remove Act 31 license stipulation).
  • Connections to NGSS, Common Core, and WI Academic Standards in Environmental Literacy & Sustainability, English Language Arts, and Social Studies

Institute-specific information: earthpartnership@dpla.wisc.edu

General questions: (608) 262-9591 or earthpartnership@dpla.wisc.edu