"Explicit focus on Environmental Principles and Concepts. A direct understanding of the connections between humans and the natural world prepares students to address the environmental challenges of today and of the future, to mitigate and prepare for natural hazards, and to interact in a responsible and sustainable manner with the natural systems that support all life" (California Science Framework, ch1, p. 17).
The Forestry Institute for Teachers is high-quality professional development that provides cross-curriculum (Math, Language Arts, Science, History, etc.) training that emphasizes and models Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards while examining current forestry issues.
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.
Shannon Gordon, CREEC Network State Contact,
firstname.lastname@example.org, STEM Office, California Dept. of Education, 1430 N Street, Suite 4309, Sacramento, CA 95814
Conni Bock Primary Contact for Region 6 San Joaquin County Office of Education email@example.com
Colleen Whitlock Contact for Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties firstname.lastname@example.org: