Your Connection to Environmental Education in the Greater
The Winter Environmental Educators' Exchange
meeting takes place on:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Join us as we visit the Pin Oak Middle School Outdoor
Pin Oak Middle School
4601 Glenmont St
Bellaire, TX 77401
Our hostess is Angela Roth, environmental educator, who manages the garden and the students who participate in activities there.
Where to Park and Meet:
The faculty parking lot is located on the east side of the campus accessible from Glenmont Street. The outdoor learning area and garden is located on the north side of the campus between the building and Glenmont Street. Park in the faculty lot and walk north along the eastside of the building until you reach the garden and outdoor learning area.
Pin Oak Middle School was established in 2002 and is a magnet school for foreign languages and offers Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. They currently are developing an environmental education program along with an Urban Agriculture class.
Pin Oak has established itself as one of the finest Middle Schools in the HISD system and has been recognized across the State of Texas for its accomplishments. In 2008, Pin Oak was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, and continues to rank among the best schools in Texas.
The refreshments are pot-luck....bring something to share with one another. But, don't let the fact that it is pot-luck deter you from attending....even if you don't bring something to eat/drink, we want to see you there! Adult beverages welcome.
With our developing interests in sustainability, please consider bringing something that fits into one of more of the following categories:
-Fresh and/or Raw
-From Farmer's market or similar
-Tasty (just as important as sustainable)
Please bring your own reusable cups and/or water bottles.
4:15 PM Please arrive and park at this time
4:30-5:00 PM Networking and Refreshments
5:00-5:45 PM Guided tour of Pin Oak's Environmental Education Program
5:45-6:30 PM EEE Affairs and EEE Roundtable Forum, meeting ends
The last part of the meeting is our traditional EEE Round-table Forum where members and attendees introduce themselves, their programs, make announcements and discuss challenges and successes in environmental education.
Other things to consider bringing:
+ A Friend or Colleague
+ Resources to share with the group, i.e. pamphlets, calendars, spare funding to share
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 :: Recipe for Success' new urban farm Hope Farms
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
EEE meetings occur on the first Wednesday of February, May, August, and November, usually from 4:30-6:30 pm, location varies.
Interested in hosting the next EEE meeting? Contact EEE Vice-President Justin Myers.
EEE counts on your membership to support our organization. Your dues maintain our membership with the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, KPFT Community Radio Station and off-set the cost of refreshments at some of our events. This year we will also be offering a small grant to a member to apply in their school-yard habitat!