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  • Membership Registration | OSEE |
    Complete the form below to register as a member of OSEE After you submit the form you will be taken to a separate page to make your payment You may pay by cheque mailed to our Treasurer by PayPal or by credit card through the PayPal page but no membership is required Individual Membership 40 Student Retiree Membership 20 Library Not For Profit Organization 40 Overseas Membership 75 Corporate Membership 300 If you would prefer to receive a paper copy of the journal Interactions you will be required to pay a 25 charge This is to cover the cost of printing and mailing Membership First Name Last Name Email Address Street Address 1 Street Address 2 City Postal Code Membership Type Individual Membership Student Retiree Library Not For Profit Membership Overseas Membership Corporate Membership For an additional fee of 25 you may receive a paper copy of the Interactions journal Journal hardcopy Method of Payment Cheque PayPal Credit Card What s Going On Events on October 24 2014 OAEA Humber Arbouretum Starts 6 00 pm Ends October 24 2014 7 00 pm More details Events on October 25 2014 OAEA Session Starts 8 00 am Ends October 25 2014 9

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  • Resources | OSEE |
    of individuals Aboriginal communities the federal and provincial governments water bottling companies and other stakeholders Resources are gathered to prepare for a class round table presentation Go Fish DRAFT Students will collect fish tokens in a game that leads to real understanding of what is involved to ensure sustainability of a renewable resource The theme of the game is centred on how our choices and actions impact the sustainability of a resource Once students recognize and adapt to the basic pattern of fluctuations in the fish population changes in rules lower catch limits more fishers government regulations etc for later rounds of the game challenge students problem solving skills Protecting Our Water DRAFT This is a differentiated instruction assignment that requires students to research and communicate their findings The task focus is on communication with different stakeholders in the community about a proposal to approve a plan to build a local water bottling plant This is a modified R A F T role audience format topic assignment Testing Water Quality DRAFT This lesson is a hands on inquiry activity examining physical and chemical water quality indicators In class and field trip activities covering quantitative testing for temperature pH dissolved oxygen free chlorine phosphates and nitrates As well qualitative testing for clarity turbidity and odour is covered The Cost of Water DRAFT Students will learn about factors to consider when choosing between tap water or buying bottled water Some social economic and environmental costs of using bottled water compared to tap water will be analyzed using math problems As well the process of extracting water manufacturing bottled water distribution consumption and disposal of empty bottles will be considered Climate Change and the Arctic 1 DRAFT A hands on inquiry activity about temperature change within a mini arctic ecosystem built in a

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  • News and Events | OSEE |
    Peel Science Animation Festival web site http www scienceanimation festival com Date Saturday February 22 2014 Location Louise Arbour Secondary School Address 365 Father Tobin Rd Brampton ON L6R 0R4 The Great Backyard Bird Count Hello Toronto educators On Feb 1 Bird Studies Canada and the High Park Nature Centre will host a teacher and educator workshop on The Great Backyard Bird Count During the event we will explain how to use this exciting citizen science based bird count to support curriculum concepts and foster Nature appreciation All teachers and educators are welcome whether you teach in a classroom outside or anywhere else Please see the attached flyer for details about attendance and registration Please also pass this information on to any other educators you know who may be interested We need your help to ensure that the education community knows about our event Emily Rondel Toronto Projects Coordinator Bird Studies Canada http www bsc eoc org Leadership Opportunity in Science Animation You may be interested in this leadership opportunity to help with the upcoming Peel Science Animation Festival Educators parents and friends in education are invited to volunteer and help plan and or attend the Saturday February 22 2014 Peel Science Animation Festival held at Louise Arbour Secondary School in Brampton We invite you to commit to helping during a time slot between 8 00 a m to 3 30 p m Date Saturday February 22 2014 Location Louise Arbour Secondary School 365 Father Tobin Rd Brampton ON L6R 0R4 Map http goo gl maps 0T39K Purpose The Peel Science Animation Festival is a public contest and event that showcases and celebrates secondary students digital creations and achievements through their participation in science animation challenges 65th Ontario Forestry Association Conference Network with other landowners and forestry professionals from across Ontario at the 65th Annual Conference focusing on the theme of Community Hear from other landowners about their experiences managing their forest property including financial ownership management planning and accessing local wood markets Click on logo for more information New Book from Bruce Lourie A past EcoLinks keynote speaker Bruce Lourie and his co author Rick Smith have published another book about toxins in our modern every day lives This time with information on how to get the Toxout Ontario Children s Outdoor Charter Children have the right to explore and play in the outdoors Research shows that kids who spend regular time in nature are happier and healthier The Ontario Children s Outdoor Charter aims to get children outside to discover the wonders of nature Spending time outdoors is essential to every child s development health and well being It builds a connection to our rich natural and cultural heritage Kids connected to nature grow up caring for the Earth and helping to conserve biodiversity Learn more about the vision and principles of the Children s Outdoor Charter Take Me Outside Day October 24 2013 Join hundreds of schools across Canada participating in Take Me Outside Day Commit to

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  • About OSEE | OSEE |
    Society for Environmental Education is a professional organization whose members include Teachers from all levels of education People who teach in outdoor education centres or parks People involved with Environmental Education Membership is open to all teachers students parents and persons dedicated to the promotion and improvement of Environmental Education What Does OSEE do Publish Interactions The Ontario Journal of Environmental Education Holds an annual conference for environmental educators and other interested organisations Maintains a web site for the purpose of promoting and improving environmental education and for the purpose of communicating with members and other interested persons Provides workshops and professional development activities Participates in writing and reviewing provincial curriculum Writes and provides lesson plans for the use of those involved in environmental education Advocates for environmental education communicating with the Ministry of Education and other education organizations Links with and supports the activities and resources of other environmental education organizations Presents awards to recognize excellence in Environmental Education What s Going On Events on October 24 2014 OAEA Humber Arbouretum Starts 6 00 pm Ends October 24 2014 7 00 pm More details Events on October 25 2014 OAEA Session Starts 8 00 am Ends October 25 2014

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  • Board of Directors | OSEE |
    Speakers Interactions Current Issue How to Submit Resource Review Previous Issues Membership Membership Registration Resources News and Events About OSEE Board of Directors Constitution OSEE Awards Board of Directors Executive President Sherri Owen sherri owen osee ca First Vice President Holly Groome holly groome osee ca Second Vice President Monique Micallef monique micallef osee ca Treasurer Ellen Murray ellen murray osee ca Secretary Anita Payne anita payne osee ca Membership Coordinator Lauren Steel lauren steel osee ca Webmaster James Creech james creech osee ca Editorial Chair Ashley Kerckhoff ashley lima osee ca Regional Reps Eastern Patricia Stott Southwestern Anne Dahmer Far North Kathy Boone Central Gwen Layton Directors at Large Fleur Pigeon George Raposo Contact George with questions about social media george raposo osee ca Karen Heisz Mira Freiman Leigh Bird What s Going On Events on October 24 2014 OAEA Humber Arbouretum Starts 6 00 pm Ends October 24 2014 7 00 pm More details Events on October 25 2014 OAEA Session Starts 8 00 am Ends October 25 2014 9 00 am More details Pages About OSEE Board of Directors Constitution OSEE Awards Annual Conference EcoLinks 2014 EcoLinks 2014 Flyer EcoLinks 2014 Make Payment EcoLinks 2014 Schedule EcoLinks

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  • Constitution | OSEE |
    serve the OSEE membership and to increase OSEE membership Promote all OSEE functions particularly the Annual Conference Work actively to collect articles for Interactions Work actively to plan organize and conduct at least two 2 workshops per year in their respective regions l The Directors at large should Serve on standing committees and or Ad Hoc committees Work to serve the OSEE membership and to increase OSEE membership Promote all OSEE functions particularly the Annual Conference Assist the Regional Director in their respective regions with the planning organization and offering of workshops m The Honourary President will Serve in an advisory capacity on the Executive and on the Board as a whole with full voting privileges Attend Executive and Board meetings when feasible Article 8 A Committee Structure for OSEE a The Finance and Property Committee will Manage the ongoing financial matters of OSEE Prepare the annual budget Prepare recommendations for the Board regarding major expenditures Assist the Treasurer as required Supervise the disbursements of funds Plan and supervise fund raising events as directed by the Board b The Editorial Committee will Manage the ongoing production of Interactions five issues per year Keep the Board informed about new policies and other major changes e g new columns Strive to continually improve Interactions in content diversity and relevance to the membership Edit all submissions to ensure that they conform to OSEE policy c The Curriculum and Outreach Committee will Develop environmentally focused teaching learning materials for all divisions and subject areas in the K 12 continuum Contribute to curriculum development at the school school district provincial and national levels Offer environmental education workshops to schools school districts and other groups Contribute teaching learning materials to Interactions Assist full time and part time outdoor educators with the environmental aspects of their programs Endeavour to ensure that classroom teachers have the support they require to engage in environmentally oriented activities Maintain liaison with COEO STAO and OAGEE d The Membership and Communications Committee will Assist the Membership Coordinator with membership renewals membership list maintenance and other such activities Solicit new members by advertising in other journals and media such as OTF flyers Ensure that educators across the province are aware of the work of the Curriculum and Outreach Committee the Editorial Committee and the Annual Conference Committee Work with committees which have the potential to increase OSEE membership Annual Conference Editorial Curriculum and Outreach Endeavour to prepare and distribute to the membership at least two 2 four page newsletters per year Operate on a membership year that extends fromMay 1 to April 30 e The Annual Conference Committee will Plan administer and evaluate the Annual Conference Work with the Membership and Communications Committee to ensure that the conference is well publicized Work with the Finance and Property Committee to address financial aspects of the Annual Conference f The Website Maintenance Committee will Register publish and maintain the website address Update the website several times per year Solicit the assistance of the Editorial Committee and the Curriculum and Outreach Committee in the revision of the web pages Article 9 Fees The annual membership fee for this association shall be set by the Board at the first meeting following the Annual General Meeting Cheques will be made payable to OSEE and collected by the Membership Coordinator Article 10 Non profit Organization The business of this association shall be conducted without financial gain Any revenue from its operations shall be used to promote its goal and aims Article 11 Amendments The constitution of OSEE may be amended or repealed by the affirmative vote of two thirds of the members present at an annual meeting provided 60 days notice is given to the Secretary and President prior to the date of the annual meeting or by a nine tenths majority if less than 60 days notice is given BY LAWS OF OSEE General Only members in good standing shall vote on business matters at the Annual General Meeting Only members in good standing shall be eligible for office An Annual General Meeting shall be held with the location and date to be determined by the board and announced to all members in Interactions or by direct communication A quorum for Board meetings shall be a simple majority provided ten 10 days notice is given Elections and Terms of Office A Nominating Committee comprised of the Past President committee chair and any two members in good standing will prepare a slate of names for Executive and other Board positions 30 days prior to the Annual General Meeting Further nominations will be sought at the Annual General Meeting and nominations will not be closed until that has happened The terms of office of the Past President President First Vice president Second Vice president will normally be two 2 years with expected rotation to the presidency from First then Second vice president These terms may be extended for one additional year provided the extension is approved by a two thirds majority of the members of the Board The terms of office of the Secretary Treasurer Chair of the Editorial Committee Membership Coordinator and Directors will be three 3 years normally renewable once The election of officers shall be by open vote unless a request for secret ballot comes from any one member In the event of a secret ballot two scrutineers will be appointed at the meeting to count ballots and supervise elections Members must appoint an auditor to hold office commencing at each annual meeting No members of the Board shall be eligible to act as auditor The audited financial statement will be published in Interactions or by direct communication Financial Signing officers for all financial business or contracts will be the President or the Treasurer Board expenses for approved OSEE business will be covered subject to Board approval Receipts must be submitted Membership fees for each year will be set by the Board The fiscal year will be from May 1 to April 30 The Board will establish

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  • OSEE Awards | OSEE |
    criteria and suitable nomination forms in Interactions OSEE Fellow This highest level award is quite difficult to attain In some years no fellows will be appointed The evaluation criteria are as follows the first two being absolute and the next four being more heavily weighted than those remaining The candidate shall be a current member of OSEE have at least ten years of continuous membership in OSEE Have done meritorious service to OSEE Have done meritorious service at the school board or federation level Have shown sustained interest in OSEE as shown by active participation over many years Have been an outstanding teacher and leader of environmental educators Have contributed to environmental education in Ontario and or nationwide including publications Have participated in other scientific and or geographic societies Have been recognized by other organizations thereby bringing honour to OSEE top Excellence in the Teaching of Environmental Education May be offered annually to one or more persons who will be selected primarily on the basis of outstanding performance as environmental educators Outstanding services of the following types might also be considered Active leadership and scholarly endeavor in environmental education over an extended period of time Unique and extended accomplishments in environmental education Direct and substantial contributions to large scale improvement in environmental education top Award for Leadership in Environmental Education May be offered annually to one or more persons who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in Environmental Education for at least five years This is not an award for recognition of classroom teaching but it does not exclude the selection of classroom teachers This award is open to university and college faculty classroom teachers consultants supervisors publishers and others deemed suitable by the Awards Committee This award is designed to recognize direct and substantial contributions to the large scale improvement of

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  • EcoLinks 2012 | OSEE |
    100 Students Retirees whole conference 60 130 Early Bird prices are available until March 31 2012 If you have any questions please contact the Conference Chair Holly Groome holly groome osee ca Rooms at the university available for 65 54 per night taxes included See our Accommodations Page for more information Click on the flyer below to go to a full sized pdf that includes an optional paper registration form you can print and mail Online registration is also available Please consider printing and sharing this flyer with any friends or colleagues who might be interested in coming to EcoLinks 2012 2 Responses to EcoLinks 2012 Christine Roth says September 12 2012 at 10 37 pm Hi I am just wondering if there are any details available about your 2013 conference yet President says September 21 2012 at 1 37 pm Yes We have booked Trent University again for May 3 and 4 We are in the process of confirming speakers and finalizing online registration More information to follow soon Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Name Email Website Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym

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