Three fourths of the teachers had no special preference as to where the workshop is held, but a majority did want workshop materials correlated to recognized math and science standards. These results have been used in planning this year's NRSMEEP offerings. The staff sincerely appreciates the input of those who responded.
Nov. 19 - 21
South Carolina Science Council Conference NRSMEEP staff will present and lead a field trip to Folly Beach at this Charleston Conference.
Christmas Bird Counts These field trips in Aiken and McCormick counties, SRS, and other parts of the CSRA are led by trained birders, including NRSMEEP staff, to census winter birds. It's a great chance for teachers to learn!
Jan. 9 & 10 &
GLOBE Training All four full days are required to become a certified GLOBE teacher.
Project WILD (See October 14 description.)
Jan. 12 - April 27, 1998
Wetlands Ecology......graduate level course taught by Dr. Ornes with assistance of NRSMEEP staff (GLOBE will be included as a special project for teachers who choose to take it.)
March 13 & 14
Environmental Education Association of South Carolina Spring Conference to be held here in Aiken......hosted by NRSMEEP and Millbrook Elementary teachers (Look for some super sessions!)
International Migratory Bird Day......field trips to collect bird data, here and worldwide (Teachers are encouraged to participate.)
GLOBE Institute.....graduate level course taught by NRSMEEP staff
Dates Not Yet Confirmed
Workshops associated with grants, to be held at individual school campuses (Fairfax, Jefferson, Copeland, and Millbrook Elementary Schools)