Video Length: 42 minutes
In today's high-tech world, it's important to teach children good old-fashioned values of kindness and empathy for our animal friends. This workshop covers the basics of humane education, including considerations when launching a program, developing programs for different age groups and the nuts and bolts of starting a summer camp program. This presentation was recorded at the 2017 ASPCA-Cornell Maddie's Shelter Medicine Conference.
Pam Stonebreaker began her career in animal welfare at the age of 16, volunteering for her local humane society. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Michigan State University and afterwards worked for seven years at the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has held several positions at SPCA of Tompkins County in Ithaca, New York, for the past 29 years, and is the current Associate Director where she also strives to influence children to live humane lives.