California Regional Environmental
Education Community

California Department of Education,
STEM Office

RIMS Region 10 Newsletter 
Fall 2015

Happy Fall!

Early Fall Greetings! 
The Fall Equinox is just around the corner! Wishing you a wonderful entry into cooler temperatures & true sense of Balance within and around you. Autumn is known to be a time of Harvest...and there are so many amazing Professional Development opportunities to fill up your cornucopia of experience this season! Here are just a few:

RCOE NGSS Transition Series Workshops: 9/21, 10/12 and 11/24
CA Agriculture in the Classroom Conference: Oct. 22 - 24 (Long Beach)
Green CA Schools Summit: October 29 - 30 (Pasadena)
CA STEM Symposium: October 29 - 30 (Anaheim)

Find more info and RSVP links to all these events on the CREEC Statewide Events Calendar here.

Of course there are plenty of great opportunities to expand your students' and your own horizons right here in Region 10 !

In gratitude for the gifts you share with your students, the future stewards of our Earth,

~ Your Region 10 Coordinator, Jen Futterman
What's New in Region 10
Special Exhibit - This super exhibit gives kids real super hero training starting with the 4 R's: Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle...


Project WET & EEI Training for Teachers 11.21.2015 

Play an active role in a full day of investigation and hands-on activities that will enhance your ability to provide education about this valley's most precious resource - water....  

BiO+DIVERSITY: Green Ambassadors Institute

BIO+DIVERSITY is the idea that environmental, social, cultural and economic diversity are drivers for the sustainable success of our urban communities. The Green Ambassadors program..   

Local Events
9/17 & 10/02/2015
10/06 & 10/07/2015

44th NAAEE Conference in San Diego

Registration is now open for the  2015 North American Association of Environmental Education (NAAEE) Conference . The conference will be   October 15-18   in San Diego, with a research symposium on Oct. 14-15.  If you are interested in volunteering at the conference or symposium, contact Carrie at . This is an amazing opportunity to connect with environmental educators from other states and countries. 

Learn more about the NAAEE Conference!


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Disclaimer: These professional learning opportunities and resources are intended merely to provide access to information. The California Department of Education (CDE) has not reviewed these opportunities or resources for effectiveness or alignment with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). CDE does not warrant or guarantee the effectiveness or results of any opportunity or resource that may be made available through this communication network. The inclusion of an opportunity or resource is neither an endorsement nor recommendation by CDE. Please excuse formatting errors that may result from the software application used to distribute this newsletter.

The California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network is an educational project supported by the California Department of Education in collaboration with state, regional and local partners. Its expansive communication network provides educators with access to high-quality educational resources to enhance the environmental literacy of California Students.
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Shannon Gordon, Statewide CREEC Coordinator,
STEM Office, California Dept. of Education, 1430 N Street, Suite 4309, Sacramento, CA 95814

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