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Environmental Education

Summary Goal #1: Improve youth science literacy in, and attitudes for, agriculture, natural resources, and nutrition through educational programming that use: 1. High quality curricula identified and developed based on UC ANR initiatives 2. Staff, volunteer, teen, and other educators prepared using research-based professional development strategies Strategies designed to meet the needs of youth audiences 3. Partners to strengthen programming Goal #2: Advance the research-base of youth nonformal science education through: 1. Developing and implementing new 4-H SET programs 2. Evaluating existing and new 4-H SET programming 3. Conducting new applied research 4. Sharing outcomes Goal #3: Support the first two goals through effective resource development.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Gregory Ira (Chair)
Phone 5307501265
Unit: California Naturalist Program
Membership List
CE Advisor
Bird, Marianne Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
  4-H Youth Development Advisor Program development, science literacy and work with after school programs, youth-adult partnership, camping and environmental education, volunteer and non-profit management.
Caeton, Nathaniel Shasta County
  4-H Youth Development Advisor 4-H Youth Development Program
Drill, Sabrina Los Angeles County
  Natural Resources Advisor Watershed education, conservation and restoration of aquatic and wildland habitats and anadramous fishes, aquatic and terrestrial invasive species, fire ecology and landscape preparation, land use planning, environmental literacy and public participation in science.
Kocher, Susie Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Forestry/ Natural Resources Advisor Forestry, fire and water quality, facilitation, public participation
Lewis, David Marin County
  Director Watershed Management and Research
Miller, JoLynn Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Central Sierra Director & 4-H Youth Development Advisor Volunteer Development, Experiential Learning, Program Planning
Schmitt-McQuitty, Lynn San Benito County
  Assistant Vice Provost: Cooperative Extension, Director of Cooperative Extension: San Benito County & Science Literacy Youth Development Advisor: San Benito, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties Youth Science Literacy
CE Specialist
Smith, Martin Veterinary Medicine Extension
  Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Youth Scientific Literacy Youth science education; scientific literacy; curriculum development; educator professional development; inquiry-based learning; experiential learning
Other ANR
Angulo, Sarah California Naturalist Program
  Community Education Specialist 2 (Central & Sierra)
Bautista, Jessica Youth, Families, and Communities Statewide Program
  4-H STEM Academic Coordinator II
Baxter, Kathi Elkus Ranch
  Environmental Science Educator
Bird, Hannah Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Community Educator 2 Outreach, education.
Bruzzone-Miller, Susana Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center
  Youth, Families and Communities Education Program Manager
Derby, Sandra Youth, Families, and Communities Statewide Program
  State Coordinator for Project Learning Tree Environmental Education Ecological Teaching and Learning
Ira, Gregory California Naturalist Program
  CA Naturalist Coordinator Environmental Education, Business Processes
Kearns, Faith California Institute for Water Resources
  Academic Coordinator II water and drought, climate change, public engagement and science communication, social media
Lyons, Andy Informatics and GIS (IGIS) Statewide Program
  IGIS Statewide Program Coordinator
Mederos, Rochelle Tulare County
  4-H Program Representative
Miner, Gemma Youth, Families, and Communities Statewide Program
  Academic Coordinator for Volunteer Engagement Youth Development; Experiential Education; Outdoor Program Administration and Accreditation; Volunteerism
Nelson, Sarah-Mae California Naturalist Program
  UC Climate Stewards Initiative Academic Coordinator Climate Change Interpretation, Communication, and Education
O'Neill, Jim Napa County
  4-H YDP Representative Youth Development, Leadership, Camp, and Clubs
Rodriguez, Marisa Los Angeles County
Stefancich, Alexandra Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center
  Environmental Science Educator
Suppes, Jason South Coast Research & Extension Center
  Program Coordinator/ Community Education Specialist
Torres, Ana San Luis Obispo County
  4-H YDP Community Education Specialist II
User, Unverified
Worker, Steven Marin County
  4-H Youth Development Advisor Educational research; design and research of out-of-school (informal) learning environments; positive youth development; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education
Membership Totals
Number of Members27
ANR Members27
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