ERIC Number: ED071873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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A Report on the State Conference on Environmental Education.
Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville.
As one phase in the design of an overall plan for environmental education in Tennessee, a statewide conference was sponsored to give direction to environmental education in that state. The purpose of the conference was to bring together a broad spectrum of public and private agencies, councils, and organizations to exchange ideas and information about the quality of the environment and environmental education in Tennessee. Specifically, the participants sought to: (1) identify concerns about the environmental crisis, (2) explore existing endeavors and resources, (3) establish priorities, goals, and objectives for environmental education, and (4) suggest mechanisms for implementing a state plan for environmental education. Their recommendations are summarized under 14 categories: state plan, legislation, leadership, coordination, communication, teacher education, community education, information exchange, survey of resources, in-service education, curriculum development, evaluation, environmental centers, and other areas. This document, therefore, is a compilation of their pertinent, and often conflicting, comments and recommendations. As a report, it is not construed to be a master plan for environmental education. Rather, its contents are to be utilized in the final preparation of the state plan by a special task force.(BL)
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville.
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee