Cove Ridge Education Council
The Education Council of the Cove Ridge Center Foundation and Advisory Board was re-created in 2016 to organize and plan the C.R.E.A.T.E. (Cove Ridge Educational Alliance for Teaching Experientially) Workshop for educators. The council meets about once a month at the Cove Ridge Center in Natural Tunnel State Park. If you are interested in being on the education council please email Austin Penley.
Dawn Williams - President
Julie Dunworth - Treasurer
April Addington - Secretary
Austin Penley - Cove Ridge Center - Contact
Ethan Howes - Chief Ranger of Visitor Experience
Robert Chapman - Park Manager
Joan Short - Cove Ridge Center Foundation and Advisory Board Representative - Contact
In Loving Memory of William (Bill) Cawood, Lowell Fowler, and Jesse Wright
These three men were an integral part of Natural Tunnel State Park.
2023 Workshop Documents
The following document includes the registration form:
Registration lasts from August 1 August 9 to August 25, 2023.
Educators from Russell, Washington, Sullivan, Hawkins, Wise, Lee, Carroll, Tazewell, and Scott Counties and the cities of Kingsport, Norton, and Bristol, VA, are welcome to register for this wonderful opportunity! Please check out the pictures of the lodges as you are deciding if you'd like to spend Friday night at the park.