Wayfinder Society Events

Our strength lies in our connections.

Join our open community as we listen, discuss, network, and share ideas
for teaching the most effective environmental education possible.

Free Upcoming Events

Connect with our network of environmental educators!
Check out our upcoming events to meet other educators on this journey - virtually or in-person.

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Online Event
THURSDAY,  JUNE 15, 2023  4:00-5:00 PM PST

Co-created Lessons Walkthrough

Do you have a favorite environmental education lesson that you've developed and want to share with the Wayfinder Society community? Join us to learn about the process for contributing your lesson or activity.


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Online Event
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2023 4:00 - 5:00 PM PT

Guest Talk: Andrea Bell on Eco-psychology

Addressing big systemic issues like plastic pollution, climate change, and environmental justice is emotional heavy-lifting. We're so excited to introduce Andrea Bell, an experienced therapist who has much wisdom to share with educators on how to address and navigate eco-anxiety in the classroom. Join us for an introductory discussion and a few practical exercises.


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Online Event
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2023 4:00-5:00 PM PT

Student Hub Launch and Tour

Join us for a walkthrough of the Wayfinder Society Student Hub where you can engage your students in home, school, and community level action projects that turn their environmental knowledge into action.


Past Events

Missed an event? Watch our recorded events, or read about our key takeaways, below.

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Recorded Event
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2023

Official Launch Celebration

During our launch celebration we explain the strategy behind the online program and give a tour of the website. We also play some trivia and challenge everyone to a website scavenger hunt!


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Recorded Event

Guest Speaker: Captain Charles Moore

We talked with our founder and one of the originators of the Great Plastics Awakening: Capt. Charles Moore on his ideas about the future of the plastics issue, and the role of educators and students.


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Recorded Event

What is Wayfinder Society for Environmental Education?

Learn about Wayfinder Society’s lesson plans, tool kits, how-to guides, grant programs, and student hub.


“Algalita provides first-class opportunities to learn from others [addressing] the same environmental issues. They treat students as leaders that have the chance to make a difference.”

-Pamela Weinstein, 7th Grade Educator


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