Join our Regional Network

Interested in connecting with fellow educators?

Starting Fall 2020, Merry Lea is launching an informal regional network for practitioners exploring Nature-based Early Childhood Education (including Nature Preschools, Forest Kindergartens and others) in Northeast Indiana. The purpose of this network may develop to include:

  • A group of peers: Connecting practitioners for support, guidance, encouragement, troubleshooting, etc.
  • A common space for sharing resources and best practices
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Shared advocacy and continuing education around nature-based programs
  • Program observation
  • and others!

If you are interested in knowing more, sign up below to join our mailing list. Participants will get email updates as we determine future meeting dates and opportunities.

We want this network to be dynamic and responsive to emerging needs of participants. Because of this, the final structure, purpose, or even regional scope of this forming network is not fully known at this time. However, we encourage you to join us on this journey of mutual exploration and learning!


Nature-based Early Childhood Education Regional Network