Friday, March 1 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Transforming Students to Stewards: Fostering Great Lakes-Literacy in Schools

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This discussion will demonstrate strategies and best practices to incorporate Great Lakes and Water Literacy principles into classrooms, teacher training, and STEM/STEAM education and discuss a developing RFP to support learning in the context of freshwater education. Place-based education and existing curricula will be discussed to support laying a foundation for solving critical water issues, with a goal of informing a pilot project.


Rashell Bowerman

Consultant, Michigan Department of Education
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Rachel Coale

Outreach Coordinator, Michigan Office of the Great Lakes
I'd love to talk about Michigan's Great Lakes and freshwater resources, why they're so important, and how stewardship is key to keeping them healthy for today and for the next generation.

Emily Finnell

Great Lakes Senior Advisor and Strategist, EGLE
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Emily Gochis

Mi-STAR Coordinator of Professional Learning & Curriculum Associate, MiSTEM Director

Kevin St. Onge

Regional Director, Eastern UP MiSTEM
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MiSTEM Executive Director, Michigan Department of Education
The MiSTEM Network is a government support service created to engage schools and communities in authentic learning experiences that encourage interest and build awareness of STEM jobs. The Network provides a convening space to support schools in increasing achievement in STEM learning... Read More →

Friday March 1, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Emerald A

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