Summer Institute Day 3 (of 3)

Thursday, August 1, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus
Community, Faculty, Staff, Students

Groundswell Stewardship Initiative circular logo with "Summer Institute" beneath

Check out our Summer Institute Webpage for more details!

Registration is now LIVE! 

A refined schedule, total SCECH credits, and other details coming soon!

Are you a teacher new to place-based education (PBE)? Maybe you have implemented PBE in your classroom and want to learn more?

The institute this year will lead you through the six elements of a PBE project so you can implement an awesome experience back at your school. Groundswell is offering this workshop to educators which includes expert facilitation, hands-on training, and provided meals each day for participants (a value of $400 per attendee). Summer institute is offered at no cost to the educator. 

Why should you join us for this workshop?

  • A detailed walk-through of how to implement a PBE experience in your classroom.
  • Attendance provides you with information and eligibility for Groundswell project funds in the 2024-2025 academic year (up to $1,500 for your school). 
  • Make connections with fantastic West Michigan experts who can offer classroom support and guidance with your school project.

Participants are expected to commit to all three days of the institute.

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Location Information

William L. Seidman Center, GVSU

50 Front Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI

Contact Information

Questions? Please contact our staff at: [email protected]


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This event was added to the calendar by Mara Spears ( on Monday, January 29, 2024 and was last updated on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 11:53 a.m.