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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester

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Call for Proposals
MEES is now accepting workshop proposals for our 2020 Conference!

Deadline for workshop proposals is December 4, 2019. SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL

Priority will be placed on workshops that can offer take-home resources for attendees to use in their work, as well as workshops that address the following challenges facing the environmental education profession today:

  • Climate Change
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Environmental Education – workshops can address diversity within the profession as well as outreach to under-served populations
  • Eco-Advocacy Efforts in Massachusetts and Beyond
  • Environmental Justice
  • Urban Environmental Education

What you need to submit a workshop:

  • Names of the presenters involved
  • Concise written description of the workshop to be included in the Conference brochure
  • Lengthier description the MEES Board can use to determine if your workshop will be offered
    Basic logistical information – what type of workshop are you offering? Who is the target audience? What time would you prefer to present?

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL HERE. The deadline to submit your workshop proposal is December 4, 2019. Thanks for taking the time to submit a workshop idea! Please email our Presenter Coordinator with any questions.

Registration

Registration will open in early January, 2020. Contact MEES with any questions.

Conference Registration Information
Registration fee includes your annual MEES membership, conference attendance, a light breakfast, and lunch.

Early Bird Registration Rate—$85
For those registered by Friday, February 7

Registration Rate—$105
For those registered by Wednesday, February 26

Student Rate—$35
Applies to high school, undergraduate and graduate students.

Scholarship Rate—$35
Scholarships are available each year on a first-come, first-served basis to any who apply. There are 40 scholarship registrations available at $35 each. Please contact the Conference Registrar with subject line “Scholarship Registration” and include your name, organization, and title to sign up for a scholarship.

Presenter Registration
Lead Presenters are required to register for the conference and attend for free. Any additional Presenters must register for the conference and pay $40.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26 to receive a full refund. Any cancellations received after February 26 will receive a refund of their registration fee less a $25 cancellation fee. This applies to all registration types. No-shows are not eligible for a refund. Please email events@massmees.org with questions or cancellations.

If the conference is cancelled for any reason, MEES is unable to provide a refund to the registered attendees.

Conference Exhibitors

Exhibitors at the MEES Conference gain access to 200 Massachusetts environmental educational professionals all eager to learn something new and meet someone new. Contact our Exhibitor Coordinator to find out more!

Become a Scholarship Supporter

Each year MEES provides 40 reduced-rate conference registrations to help provide access to the conference for all those excited and inspired by environmental education. This program has been incredibly successful over the years and the financial contributions of our Scholarship Supporters is essential to the its continuation. Funds donated to MEES under the Scholarship Supporter program are tax deductible and are used exclusively in support of our scholarship program.

To become a Scholarship Supporter please email Ann Gisinger, MEES Board President.

Thank you to our Scholarship Supporters!

MEES is incredibly grateful to our Scholarship Supporters for contributing a financial sponsorship to MEES in support of our Conference Scholarship Program. The financial contributions of our Scholarship Supporters is essential to the continuation of the program. A heartfelt thank you goes out to the following individuals and organizations supporting the MEES Conference Scholarship Program in 2020:

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