[NHDOE-ETNews] ETNews: Climate Stewards Project

Freeda, Stanley Stanley.Freeda at doe.nh.gov
Mon Dec 3 12:30:34 EST 2012


Today on the ETNews Listserv

ITEM:  Climate Stewards Education Project

How would you like to increase your climate science knowledge and  join
a community of educators interested in projects that make a difference
in your local area?

Join NOAA's Climate Stewards Education Project (CSEP). We provide formal
and informal educators with sustained professional development,
collaborative tools, and support to build a climate-literate public that
is actively engaged in climate stewardship.

Applications are being accepted until December 17 for the class of 2013.
After completing minimum requirements, you will be eligible for:

*         Mini-grant funding to develop and implement a climate
stewardship action plan

*         Travel stipends to attend and present at key professional
development conferences.

*         Special CSEP contests with monetary and educational resource
prizes.

 If you decide to join this effort, you will be committing to:

*         Complete and reflect on at least 15 hours of professional
development (PD) training in climate science and education in 2013. 

*         Complete and reflect on at least 9 hours of  PD training in
climate science and educational for each additional year you remain with
the Project.

*         Participate in monthly CSEP webinars and regional events
(teleconferences, online chats, etc.,) during evening hours.

*         Develop and Implement a climate stewardship project in your
school, community, or organization, focused on mitigating the effects of
climate change.

*         Use the CSEP Wiki to post your PD reflections, classroom
activities in climate change, stewardship project plans, progress
updates, as well as share resources, comments and results with other
CSEP educators.

*         Fully participate in CSEP evaluation efforts

 Educators accepted into the program will be notified early January,
2013 and will be required to attend a mandatory introductory Web seminar
for new participants - tentatively scheduled for January 14th OR January
28th, 2013 at 7:30 PM Eastern Time.

 

Click here to apply today
<https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGktbDFfMDdZRTdCTk
E2bTZiQ3ZPZ2c6MQ> 

The NOAA Climate Stewards Leadership Team

Peg Steffen, Education Coordinator
NOAA National Ocean Service
1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910
301.713.3010 x218
301.448.0436 cell

 

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