Mt. San Jacinto College Presents:
Environmental Education Academy: Project WILD, Project WET, and Project Learning Tree
June 17 - 20, 2013, from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Day 1 & 2 -Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve Visitor Center; Day 3 - Diamond Valley Lake Visitor Center; Day 4 - MSJC Menifee Valley Campus, 28237 La Piedra Rd., Menifee, 92584
Supported by MSJC's Career Technical Education Collaborative Grant (SB 70), the training is provided at NO COST to Middle School and High School Educators within MSJC's service area to learn to incorporate environmental literacy into curriculum of any subject.
Lessons are aligned with California Common Core Standards, STEM Methods, and the Environmental Principles & Concepts of the California Education and Environment Initiative (EEI) and also meet key characteristics of high-quality professional development specified in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.
Teachers will be taught the basics of 10 different lessons from each of the six free guidebooks, participating in fun, hands-on activities. Teachers will receive information regarding teaching strategies of the curricula and will receive directions in the quick use of the curricula to set up lessons for the classroom. Facilitator: Kathy M. Havert, environmental education consultant. Co-facilitators: Dr. Roy Mason, MSJC; Sue Burcham, Beaumont Adult School; and Rob Hicks, Santa Rosa Plateau.
Additional sponsors include: Metropolitan Water District; Riverside County, Regional Park and Open-space District; Cal Fire; City of Riverside Public Utilities; Beaumont Adult School.
The Future of Water