2021 In Bloom in Maine (June 19)

9:00 AM
Jun 19
Offered by:
  • Antioch University
  • Juniper Hill School
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  • Teachers
  • Other Educators

Saturday, June 19, 2021
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

hosted by
Juniper Hill School for Place-based Education
180 Golden Ridge Road,
Alna, ME 04535

Morning Keynote

The Sky Above and the Mud Below:
Lessons from 
Nature Preschools and
Forest Kindergartens

David Sobel, Author and Professor Emeritus, Antioch New England, Keene, NH


Afternoon Panel Discussion

Changing the Face of Education in Maine:  
21st Century Children Need Nature


  • Marie Robinson, Superintendent, RSU #89, Katahdin Schools, Stacyville, ME
  • Patti Bailie, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, University of Maine, Farmington, ME
  • Zak Klein, Environmental Philanthropist, Program Officer, Quimby Family Foundation, Portland, ME 
  • Nathan Broaddus, Manager, Nature-based Education Consortium, Portland, ME

facilitated by Anne Stires, Founder and Director of Development, Outreach, and Advocacy,  Juniper Hill School for Place-based Education, Alna, ME