The Minnesota Environmental and Outdoor Education Advisory Committee consists of teachers from multiple disciplines and providers of outdoor education and environmental education, including outdoor industry partners, and members of conservation and sporting organizations.
The committee provides guidance and advises the Minnesota Department of Education on a project to support the integration of environmental education and outdoor education into the instruction of academic standards for students in grades 7-12.
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.