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  Rachel Farrington
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Education for Environmental and Sustainability

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The Education for Environment and Sustainability program is to support academic success and life-long learning, and to develop a responsible citizenry capable of applying knowledge of ecological, economic, and socio-cultural systems to meet current and future needs.

Environmental education is a mandatory area of study in Washington, required by 392-410-115: Instruction about conservation, natural resources, and the environment shall be provided at all grade levels in an interdisciplinary manner through science, the social studies, the humanities, and other appropriate areas...

Learning Standards
The state's K-12 Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Learning Standards describe what students should know and be able to do at each grade level.

Environmental and Sustainability Literacy Plan
OSPI and E3 Washington led the development of the Washington State Environmental and Sustainability Literacy Plan.

 

What's New

Required Crayfish Permits Now Available

Green Ribbon Schools application now open through December 15

NOAA Toolbox for Teaching Climate and Energy

Native American Stories in Science and Sustainability Education


   Updated 8/30/2018

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