“Restoring Environmental Balance to the Techno-mersion Paradigm” Tom Occhipinti Environmental Education Coordinator Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
“Restoring Environmental Balance to the Techno-mersion Paradigm”Tom OcchipintiEnvironmental Education CoordinatorMichigan Department of Environmental Quality
Dr. Herb Broda, Education Professor at Ashland University
The very generation that will face the most difficult environmental issues will have the least exposure, understanding, and appreciation for the environment.
Kevin Coyle, National Wildlife Federation
Centers for Disease Control, American Academy of Pediatrics, and National Wildlife Federation
Using the local community as the classroom
“Expanding classrooms. Strengthening communities.” recommended.
Environmental Literacy recommended.
Marketing and Outreach
SteeringMichigan No Child Left Inside
An association of professional environmental and outdoor educators promoting environmental literacy through education.
Network of 33 math and businesses
science centers to provide
resources to educators in the
fields of math and science
The Stewardship Network: businesses
Connecting in Michigan to protect our natural areas
Environmental education curriculum units businesses
targeted toward Michigan middle schools
To provide students with the skills and understanding needed to make informed decisions based on:
For the first time in history, we are faced
with the real possibility that life-spans for
the youngest generation may struggle to
reach current life spans projected for