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Educators Take Active Role in Promoting Outdoor Classrooms

Educators Take Active Role in Promoting Outdoor Classrooms

Cathy Ahern, center, Vice President of Member Services, American Recreation Coalition, welcomes guest speakers from the education arena. The Superintendent of Prince William, Virginia, County Schools, Steven Walts, Ed.D., right, and Associate Superintendent Keith A. Imon were guest speakers at Monday’s lunch, discussing Education and the Outdoors. Their comments focused on the ED OUT Program: Head Outdoors for Education and Fun, held during the final days of the school year. Dr. Walts explained that ED OUT, launched during Great Outdoors Month in June 2010, uses parks, forests and refuges as outdoor classrooms to enhance fun and learning during the summer.

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