Annual Sustainability Education Symposium

with internationally-known keynote speakers and renowned sustainability experts

Alaskan Glacier


Each Spring, the Prescott College Ph.D. program in Education with a concentration in Sustainability Education hosts a symposium centered around the theme of sustainability and its connection with education throughout our society.  Over the course of the three-day symposium, participants learn from an array of internationally-known keynote speakers and other renowned sustainability and education experts in a variety of modes: panel discussions, workshops, formal presentations, and via informal networking opportunities. A highlight of the event are the dissertation presentations from soon-to-be graduates of the College's doctoral program.

Previous Keynote Speakers:

·         Jaimie Cloud, Founder and President of the Cloud Institute for Sustainability in Education

·         Andres Edwards, Sustainability consultant, educator, entrepreneur, and award-winning author

·         Ron Goode, Chairman of the North Fork Mono Tribe

·         Dr. Sandy Grande, Associate professor and Chair of the Education Department at Connecticut College

·         Dr. Devon Peña, Professor of American Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, and the Program on the Environment at the University of Washington

·         Gibrán Rivera, Senior Associate at the Interaction Institute for Social Change

Previous Ph.D. Research Presentation Topics:

·         Social justice issues in sustainability

·         Educational reform and innovation

·         Agriculture and food resources

·         Green government and public policy

·         Education as a path for creating cultures of change

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