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MarshAccess Presents:

Workshop for Informal Science Educators:
"Making Environmental Programs and Field Experiences Accessible"

A workshop for informal science educators at Environmental Centers, Nature Centers, Science Museums, etc. located in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Workshop activities will focus on serving adults with disabilities, including:

  • Meadowlands Environment Center LogoThe impact of accessibility issues on informal science education
  • Assistive technologies in use at the MEC
  • Guided field experiences
  • Strategies and best practices implemented in MarshAccess
  • Question and answer period


Date: Sept 17, 2009
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
Cost: None - funded by NSF-ISE-0638793

Apply to Attend Conference

This workshop is funded by the National Science Foundation.

Participant completing science journal in the computer lab. Participants dip netting. MarshAccess staff members.

For more information check our website: or contact Deborah Rios at or call 201-460-2813.

National Science Foundation LogoMarshAccess is funded by National Science Foundation Cooperative Agreement Number HRD ISE 0638793 to develop, test and implement a model for accessibility and assistive technology that adapts environmental education programs for people with disabilities at the NJ Meadowlands Environment Center.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed at the workshop are those of the MarshAccess project team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

New Jersey Meadowlands Commission

Jon S. Corzine

Acting Chairman
Charles A. Richman

James V. Bocchino
Mauro DeGennaro
Mia M. Macri
Jay C. Nadel
Thomas Quirico
Arleen F. Walther

Executive Director
Robert R. Ceberio

Dr. Angela Cristini

Ramapo College of New Jersey Board of Trustees
Chair - Rev. Vernon C. Walton
Vice Chair - A. J. Sabath
Secretary - Timothy W.

Gail P. Brady
W. Peter McBride
Sharon K. McGahee, Esq.
Esther Suarez, Esq.
Edward Zarnock
Thomas Zelante, Esq.

Dr. Peter Philip Mercer

Ramapo College Foundation Board of Governors
Chair - Robert Tillsley
Vice Chair - Frances K. Hackett
Secretary - Debra Perry
Treasurer - Patricia McMillan

Executive Committee
Elaine Adler
Linda Dator
Marc Goldstein
Marc W. Grannon
Robert Hiden
Bernard J. Milano
Paul Miller

New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Logo

Environment Center Hours:
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Please contact the Meadowlands Environment Center at 201.460.8300 at least one week prior to visiting to request disability related accommodations for equal access.

Trails Open Daily Weather Permitting