Project Title & Description
Environmental Education - Teacher Training Series
This award provides full EPA funding in the amount of $8,410. Total approved project cost is $11,565. The Community Environmental Council's Teacher Training Series will address the interconnectedness of environmental systems with a focus on waste reduction and water quality issues which are of specific importance to the Santa Barbara community. CEC will conduct nine teacher training workshops and field trips, training approximately 80 teachers, student teachers, and non-formal educators. These educators will transmit the knowledge gained in the workshops and field trips to thousands of students over the course of their teaching careers. The Series will provide information, curriculum, methodologies and resources for teaching environmental eduction in such areas as service learning, waste reduction, water quality, school gardens and composting techniques.