Nature-Based Preschool Conference

 

August 1-4 - Chicago, IL

World of Wonder: An International Nature-Based Early Learning Conference

 
 
 
 

 


Conference Information

The 2018 conference for nature preschool educators, administrators, and researchers will be held on August 1-4 at the Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois. Join us for engaging presentations, hands-on workshops, site tours, professional networking, and connecting with nature.
 
This year's conference, entitled World of Wonder: An International Nature-Based Early Learning Conference, is organized in collaboration with the International Association for Nature Pedagogy and the Northern Illinois Nature Preschools Association.
 
Visit the conference website for more information and to leave your email address for all conference-related communications, including the call for proposals, program updates, lodging, and registration information.
 
 

Call for Proposals

Be a part of the conference program! We invite you to submit proposals for 60-minute presentations or 90-minute workshops. We are seeking individual or joint proposals on teaching, administration, and research in the nature-based early learning field.
 
Find all of the details in the Call for Proposals and submit your proposal on the conference website. Deadline: January 12, 2018.
 
 
 

Past Conferences 

 
2017: Seattle University - Seattle, WA
 
 
 
2016: Dodge Nature Center and Preschool - West St. Paul, MN
 

Read about the 2016 Conference

2016 Program Guide

 
2015: Elachee Nature Science Center and Preschool - Gainesville, GA
 
Hosted by the Elachee Nature Science Center and Preschool in Gainesville, Georgia
 
 
2014: Kalamazoo Nature Center and Nature's Way Preschool - Kalamazoo, MI
 
Hosted by the Kalamazoo Nature Center and Nature's Way Preschool in Kalamazoo, Michigan
 
 
2012: Chippewa Nature Center and Preschool - Midland, MI
 
Hosted by the Chippewa Nature Center and Preschool, Midland, Michigan