Education Symposium on placed-based learning starts Wednesday, Dec. 1

Paul Reville, Massachusetts Secretary of Education

Paul Reville, Massachusetts Secretary of Education is keynote speaker at opening, Wednesday evening, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m.

The New Bedford ECHO Project and New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park invite the public to attend a free 3-day Place-Based Learning Symposium December 1-3, 2010 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Registration is required. Place-based learning fosters education through observation and activities beyond the classroom. Museums, cultural centers, and many other non-traditional learning centers provide a unique environment for enhancing the educational experience and lifelong learning.

 The symposium is a unique opportunity for school administrators, educators and representatives of cultural organizations to gather and discuss all aspects of place-based learning. Registration is free and open to the public.

See complete schedule and registration information here. 

For more additional information, call Sara Meirowitz: 508-997-0046, ext 123.

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