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MnECO Minnesota Early Childhood Outdoors

“The most valuable resource that all teachers have is each other. Without collaboration our growth is limited to our own perspectives.”

Robert John Meehan

Minnesota Early Childhood Outdoors

The purpose of MnECO is to connect early childhood educators throughout the state, share resources, & support each other in providing high quality, developmentally appropriate nature-based learning opportunities.

MnECO strives to host four professional development workshops a year, at various locations around Minnesota.

To receive notice of upcoming events & workshops,

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email: mnearlyedoutdoors@gmail.com

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As always, check the MnECO Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

Minnesota Early Childhood Outdoors

MnECO is grateful to the following early childhood programs & sites for hosting MnECO so our events can be free:

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