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Wednesday, June 15 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
What do nature’s hidden wonders teach us about education? TRENDING POPULAR

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Take a hike and a lesson from nature. Learn how hands-on exploration in nature can enhance the traditional classroom experience as well as student and educator curiosity. Join Arin Trook, education director at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), and Carey Favaloro, ACES naturalist, on a 3.5-mile nature walk through beautiful and varied terrain in Snowmass, Colorado. Take in the local flora and fauna while learning innovative techniques for incorporating natural exploration into a traditional academic experience.

Note: Extensive hiking experience not necessary; sneakers or sturdy shoes encouraged.


Carey Favaloro

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES)
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Arin Trook

Education Director, ACES
Arin took over as Education Director for ACES in the fall of 2013. He has been a professional educator for the past 20 years, including a stint as a Naturalist and Educator at ACES from 1996 - 2000. He holds a BA from Stanford, a Masters in Education from UC Berkeley, and a classroom... Read More →

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Yee-Ann Cho

Senior Vice President, The Colorado Education Initiative

Wednesday June 15, 2016 12:00pm - 3:00pm MDT
Cathedral Peak