Director of Programming and Engagement Memphis River Parks Partnership Memphis, Tennessee
Drawing parallels between two case studies in curriculum development in Memphis and New York City, this panel will discuss the benefits of forming educational partnerships to drive long-term social resilience in the communities where we design, work, and build, making a broader case for public landscape curricula.
Learn about the social benefits of partnerships between design firms and educational institutions to co-develop curricula that does not traditionally fall within the scope of landscape projects.
Explore contrasting approaches to outreach, place-based learning, designing landscapes with education in mind, and how curricula can function as tools for connecting with the communities landscapes serve .
Examine curricula as tools to foster a spirit of advocacy, contribute to active workforce training, and build social resilience.
Delve into specific strategies to implement curricula into school science programs and classrooms across contexts.