Colors all around: Celebrating the colorful world we live in

Calling all educators! We are excited to provide a series of lessons that you can use as a teaching tool in your own classroom or schoolyard with your students. These lessons coordinate with academic standards and bring any subject outdoors. In a new environment, we rely on our senses to draw us in and put [...]

By |2018-09-20T04:29:19-04:00September 20th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Colors all around: Celebrating the colorful world we live in

Tremont receives grant for high school leadership program

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont receives $3,000 grant from Leadership Education Fund of East Tennessee Foundation to partially fund Tremont’s Environmental and Community Leaders Fellowship. The Environmental and Community Leaders Fellowship empowers young adults to build equitable access to green spaces, encourage excellence and personal leadership in public education, and find career opportunities in [...]

By |2018-09-19T06:02:49-04:00September 19th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Tremont receives grant for high school leadership program

Tremont joins national research committee

Tremont Institute is honored to participate in a national committee led by NatureBridge to collaboratively work through the question of how to most effectively incorporate Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) frameworks, research, and preferred practices into residential environmental education (EE) programming. The project is funded by the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. Click here to [...]

By |2018-09-19T06:06:15-04:00September 12th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Tremont joins national research committee