Placing student experiences at the center to broaden EE participation

Lacey D. Huffling, Georgia Southern University
Alma Stevenson, Georgia Southern University


Presentation co-presented by Georgia Southern faculty member Lacey D. Huffling with Alma Stevenson at North American Association of Environmental Education Research Symposium, virtual conference due to Hurricane Marie impacts on Puerto Rico.


We will briefly discuss our work with middle-school students who were selected to participate in an informal summer program sponsored by our State Department of Education Migrant Program. Then, we will facilitate a discussion around how emphasizing migrant student families’ connections to soil might increase participation in EE programs