EPA Grant to Implement Key Strategies of the Environmental and Sustainability Literacy Plan
In 2011, OSPI received a two-year grant from EPA Region 10 to implement key strategies of the Washington State Environmental and Sustainability Literacy Plan.
Overview of EPA Grant (PDF)
The project summary includes the leads, goals, and description, the EPA priorities, and the project evaluation.
Environmental & Sustainability Enhanced Lessons
As part of the EPA Grant, OSPI and Washington State Leadership and Assistance for Science Education reform (LASER) upgraded three commonly used elementary science instructional materials with environmental and sustainability concepts. In addition, the upgraded lessons incorporate Native American stories related to science and sustainability.
Green Sustainable Design and Technology Course
As part of the EPA Grant, OSPI and partners are providing support for the CTE Green Sustainable Design and Technology Course.
Early Learning STEM Lessons
Through a grant from the Boeing Company, OSPI is partnering with the Bremerton School District to develop Early Learning STEM lessons based on currently used storybooks. As part of the EPA grant, an aspect of the Early Learning STEM lessons is to incorporate an outdoor environmental component to the lessons. These lessons and professional learning opportunities will be posted when available.