Sunday, February 21st: Host Ronnie Lipschutz speaks with Amity Sandage, environmental literacy coordinator for Santa Cruz County Office of Education. Sandage leads a countywide effort to build environmental literacy by increasing student access to outdoor learning. She also supports teachers in using local environmental connections to increase relevance of core classes and to create opportunities for civic and environmental action. You can learn more about the state’s environmental literacy goals in “A Blueprint For Environmental Literacy: Educating Every California Student In, About, and For the Environment” (2016).
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