Keynote Address: Why the 4H Curriculum? Ethic of Stewardship and the Youth
Oct 29, 2018
Dr. Karim-Aly Kassam gave a keynote address entitled “Why the 4H Curriculum? Ethic of Stewardship and the Youth” on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 at the New York State Association of Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Educator’s Conference, (NYSACCE4 -HE ) at the White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton NY. In the keynote address he showcased new curriculum on Fishing FUNdamentals, Trees (Dead or alive), Wildlife, and Wild Edibles. He stressed how this curriculum inculcated a “Stewardship Ethic” based on experiential learning.
Recently, two members of our community received awards.
Alex Kudryavtsev (Extension Associate) was awarded the North American Association for Environmental Education 2018 Higher Education Educator of the Year Award.
Yueyang Yu (MS Student) was awarded the North American Association for Environmental Education 2018 Thirty Under Thirty award, which honors thirty top environmental educators under thirty years of age around the world.
These awards were presented at the North American Association for Environmental Education meetings in October. Read more
Addressing participatory, transdisciplinary approaches to local stewardship of the environment, Grassroots to Global features scholars and stewards exploring the broad impacts of civic engagement with the environment. Edited by Marianne Krasny, Forward by Keith Tidball in the department of Natural Resources. Read more