Presentations -Kristen Schulte: State Park Youth Corps Program; Amber Edwards:, MU Summer Programs; Jan Weaver
: Using Smart Chart to develop media campaigns and sharpen goal setting
MIssouri Nature Playbook - Jan Weaver
drafted a2014 Missouri Nature Playbook (info for the career pipeline for distribution).
This was Goal 2 of the Environmental Leadership and Career Awareness work group.
The playbook gathers together the information on programs that are throughout the state and for ages preK to college.
The draft has been sent out to MELAB.
Stewardship Style Survey - Jan Weaver held a second meeting with Cheryl Hardy of Columbia College to plan Stewardship Survey in more detail.
Regina Knauer, MDC
, presented on Discover Nature Schools
, Melanie Carden-Jessen, MDC
, presented on how to engage listeners, Erica Cox, Missouri State University
, presented on the Projects, and Jan Weaver
, presented on the Common Core and Next Generation Sciens Standards and on classroom management strategies.
Presentation at Interface - Jan Weaver
presented for MEEA
at Interface A, providing a session called "Taking a Field Trip at Your School".
Manager's Report - Jan attended the annual North American Association for Environmental Education conference in Baltimore with board member and incoming president John Sode.
also tabled at the Science Teachers of Missouri Conference in Columbia.
A bid for Director's and Officer's insurance for $700 was received, with the requirement that MEEA
also have General Liabilty insurance, about $600, in place.
continues to work with Eria Cox and the Department of Conservation to separate accounts for Project WILD and MEEA
currently a the Conservation Credit Union
Presentation on Common Core Math and ELA and Next Generation Science Standards at AMI
- Jan Weaver
presented at the annual Association of Missouri Interpreters
meeting in Branson on the Common Core standards for Math and English Language Arts and on the Next Generation Science Standards.
After a brief overview showing how the standards could fit together, she
invited participants to take an existing lesson and show how the standards could be integrated into teaching an environmental or outdoor concept.
and John Sode (President Elect) will be attending the NAAEE conference in Baltimore
Joint payment of costs of on-line registration and payment software of $5 per month, payable to Jan Weaver
, moved by Karen Armstrong, seconded by Deb Ballin
To nominate someone, or to throw your hat in the ring, contact Jan Weaver
is putting schedule together and has purchased event insurance for the conference.
plans to have registration ready to go by mid September.
Board Meeting July 24, 2013 at Jan Weaver's
home in Columbia - Board actions: approved $200 for a principal's survey, approved funds for registration and travel for two to the annual NAAEE meeting in Baltimore (approximately $2400), approved $479.64 for quiz software, approved $3000 to participate in an assessment opportunity with the other three states in EPA
Region 7, discussed nominations for the board and for MEEA
awards, discussed format for applications for a teacher gratn program and requested estimates for Board Insurance for the next meeting.
Based on experiences shared by other EE organizations in North America, Jan Weaver
suggested offering a free Subscription Membership.
Groups interested in working on these projects should contact Jan Weaver
MEEA Executive Manager Jan Weaver attends NAAEE Conference in Oakland CA. October 13, 2012.
at the annual North American Association for Environmental Education Conference and at the NAAEE Affiliates Workshop.
The workshop focused on business plan writing for affiliates, as well as providing an opportunity for affilates (MEEA is the Missouri Affiliate of NAAEE) to share tips and strategies.
Attendance was covered in part by a $510 scholarship provided by EPA
through the affilate network.
At the conference Jan
attended sessions on certification, camp programs and green schools and gave a talk on the care and feeding of student organizations.
also participated in the Affiliate "cake walk" where affiliates provide desserts and information about their organizations following the vendor lunch.
Missouri's team included Debbie Brunner (DNR), Kevin Lohraff (MDC) , Matt Riggs (KCEEN) (for one day), Ginny Wallace (Conservation Federation of Missouri - OAKs) Jan Weaver (MEEA).
Contact: Jan Weaver