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Living Streams: Stories for Healthy Watersheds

Date: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PDT January 8 PST Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus, South Chapel

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    Will Hornyak

Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus, South Chapel

Learn how to integrate stories and storytelling skills into a variety of educational settings in a way that enhances learning and comprehension.

Participants in this workshop will see a performance of “Living Streams”, a participatory assembly program created for K-5 schools by professional storyteller Will Hornyak and sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services. Since its inception in 2002, Living Streams has been performed to over 60,000 students and awarded a grant from the National Storytelling Association.

The workshop will offer tools and techniques for finding and developing stories and storytelling skills specific to educational content. Participants will learn a step-by-step approach for weaving facts and ideas into a story framework.  

Who should attend?

This workshop is ideal for anyone working in an educational setting including teachers, park interpreters, naturalists and environmental educators.

Part of our 2013-2014 Workshop Series

Workshop Details & Registration

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Instructor: Will Hornyak

Cost: $30, includes 2 CEUs or PDUs

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Core units: .5

If you are a current Lewis & Clark graduate student and would like to attend this workshop to meet your Core Program requirements, please register through WebAdvisor.

About the Instructor

A former journalist in Latin America, Will Hornyak has been a professional storyteller, performer and workshop facilitator since 1994. He is an advocate for storytelling as a “change agent” for individuals and communities and has worked with the Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Department, the American Cancer Society, the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, the Oregon State Penitentiary (Salem, Two Rivers), the American Association of Death and Grief Counselors and the Oregon Department of Human Resources.  He has provided keynotes and workshops for Intel, Johnson Controls Inc, Doc Marten’s Shoes and the Portland Business Roundtable.

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