California Regional Environmental
Education Community

California Department of Education,
STEM Office

Region 6 Newsletter 
September 2016

Delta Studies Institute
September 17, November 9, and May 10, 2017

Learn about the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta and how you can use science activities focused on the delta and the EEI Curriculum in your classroom.  Full day tour of the delta visits the Cross Channel Gates, sites of subsidence and research, the Skinner Fish Screens, and the Banks Pumping Plant.  1 unit available, $200 stipend upon completion. 
For more information and registration click here.

- Conni Bock, CREEC Coordinator, Region 6
What's New in Region 6

Environmental Education for Non-Formal Educators:  Pathways and Resources to Support the Transition to NGSS

Thursday, November 3, 9:00 - 4:00, San Joaquin County Office of Education, 2707 Transworld Drive, Stockton, CA 95216  $15 includes coffee bar, lunch and workshop materials.  For more information, contact Conni Bock,, or call 209-468-9223. 
Click here to register

Salmonids in the Classroom 

Learn how to raise salmon or trout from eggs in your classroom and become qualified to receive eggs from the hatchery. 
Click here for more information and to register.

Local Events

Salmonids in the Classroom-Tuolumne County Superintendent 
of Schools office.Call (209)536-2075 for more information

1/26/17      Nature Bowl Coaches meeting for Tuolumne, Amador, and Calaveras Counties. Contact Colleen Whitlock at
(209) 536-2075 for more information.

Keep America Beautiful
Recycle Bowl

Recycling is one of the easiest and most effective actions ANYONE can do to protect natural resources, conserve energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs. Recycling also provides materials that are made into new  products. Want to ignite recycling in your school?  Friendly competition is a proven way to motivate young people toward adopting sustainable behaviors.

Click here to learn more about how to get your school involved.

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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