Call for Proposals- #LEEF2020

From our Conference Committee:

The League of Environmental Educators in Florida Statewide Conference March 27-29, 2020 at the Florida Elks Youth Camp at Umatilla, FL, our website is now posted at:

We have now posted both the Call for Proposals for the Overall Conference and Abstracts for the Research Symposium at:

1. For the Conference (Saturday and Sunday), you may propose:

a. Panel comprised of 4-6 people, who will discuss various topics, usually individual elements of one theme, with appropriate audience interaction and some sort of final product.

b. A standard PowerPoint presentation, with appropriate handouts, or electronic ones available online.

c. An interactive, experiential workshop, often outside the building, to highlight pedagogic techniques, new approaches, or other novel information.

d. A presentation to orient participants on new, revised or specialized curricula.

e. A workshop on such subjects as increasing target audience diversity, equity and/or inclusion.

f. A workshop or presentation on newly applied techniques in e-learning, distance learning, virtual tours, or experiential social media.

g. Other novel ideas you might have for the Committee.

If you have questions about the overall conference, please communicate with Andrea Levitt Andersen at:

2. For the Research Symposium (Friday), you may propose:

a. Delivery Method:

i. A poster session

ii. Traditional PowerPoint (hopefully interactive) presentations

iii. Lightning talks

iv. Organized panel discussions

b. Themes

i. Early Childhood- Play Based Learning for Urban, Suburban and Rural Youth

ii. Environmental, Community and Personal Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change

iii. e-Environmental Education

iv. Outdoor Experiential Environmental Education

v. Innovations in Environmental Education for Special Populations

If you have questions about the Research Symposium, please communicate with John Pipoly at Those of you who have already expressed interest, please submit at least a tentative title so we can begin planning the talks, breaks, etc. The Research Symposium will take place on Friday, March 27th.

Please submit your proposal to the overall conference or the Research Symposium via our LEEF Conference Web page at: Presentations for the overall conference will take place on Saturday, March 28th and Sunday, March 29th.

The Florida Elks Youth Camp is a beautiful setting with lots of nature to observe and enjoy.  and

We sincerely hope you can attend. The members of LEEF from all over Florida want to hear your new and exciting information and learn from and with you.

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Founded in 1983, the League of Environmental Educators in Florida is the professional association for individuals and organizations dedicated to the cause of environmental education in Florida. We are the state affiliate for North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), an organization that brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of our natural world and one that has promoted excellence in environmental education throughout North America and the world for over four decades. 


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