Katherine Walters

last updated 2/5/2018

Katherine Walters

Graduate Research Assistant at University of Florida

Location:
2015 North Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, Florida, United States
HQ Phone:
(904) 588-1800

General Information

Experience

Coordinator - Civic Media Center

Education

Bachelor of Science degree - History and Political Science , 

Affiliations

Board Member - NAISN

NAISN Treasurer, Educational Media Coordinator - Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Treasurer and Coordinator - Special and Area Studies

Recent News  

Board of Directors - North American Invasive Species Network

Katie Walters, NAISN Treasurer
Educational Media Coordinator Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Katie Walters coordinates the Florida Invasive Plant Education Initiative and assists with other outreach efforts at the Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants including the organization and preparation for an annual 5-day teacher workshop; the preparation and dissemination of Education Initiative curricula about invasive plants for grades 4-12 including the development of teaching materials for Lakeville (an interactive game-show style activity about natural resource management) and assisting with the alignment of all CAIP curricula to the newly developed (federally supported) Common Core State Standards within the United States. Katie also assists with the production of other print and web-based outreach materials for the Center. Prior to joining CAIP, she spent two years serving as treasurer and coordinator for a non-profit community center and library and four years organizing archival collections at Special and Area Studies at George Smathers Library East, University of Florida. Katie has a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Political Science.

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Board of Directors - North American Invasive Species Network

Katie Walters, NAISN Treasurer
Educational Media Coordinator Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Katie Walters coordinates the Florida Invasive Plant Education Initiative and assists with other outreach efforts at the Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants including the organization and preparation for an annual 5-day teacher workshop; the preparation and dissemination of Education Initiative curricula about invasive plants for grades 4-12 including the development of teaching materials for Lakeville (an interactive game-show style activity about natural resource management) and assisting with the alignment of all CAIP curricula to the newly developed (federally supported) Common Core State Standards within the United States. Katie also assists with the production of other print and web-based outreach materials for the Center. Prior to joining CAIP, she spent two years serving as treasurer and coordinator for a non-profit community center and library and four years organizing archival collections at Special and Area Studies at George Smathers Library East, University of Florida. Katie has a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Political Science.

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http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/43489/title/For-the-Love-of-Plants/

According to Katie Walters, education coordinator at UF's Florida Invasive Plant Education Initiative, "drawing improves observational skills," which are crucial for science.
"Mindy encourages people to look closer," said Walters.

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