Calendar

Calendar of Events/Deadlines

Breathe Better (Anti-Idling) Enroll now for the 2018-2019 school year to minimize idling at your school:http://www.scdhec.gov/Apps/Environment/B2BreatheBetter/Home/NewApplicant Note: Schools need to re-enroll each school year. Contact:  Amy Curran or Adey Olatosi <breathebetter@dhec.sc.gov>  Also ask about the Air Quality Flag Program.

April:

April 31: Final day for schools to meet with Green Step mentors for spring evaluation meetings.

May:

May 13: Green Steps Training: District Office Teacher Training Center. Monday, May 13 at 4:00 p.m. Come learn the steps that need to be taken to become a Green Steps School. Get the official training that is needed to start your journey and build a network of support. Questions? lsmith3@g.oconee.k12.sc.us or agladys@g.oconee.k12.sc.us

May 15: Final day for mentors to submit evaluations.

June:

Become an Estuary Steward! Three Day Educator Workshop from NOAA Planet Stewards and NOAA’s Teachers on the Estuary: June 18-20 in Charleston, South Carolina. You will explore salt marsh dynamics collecting and analyzing data with marine researchers, engage your students in Project-based Learning using real-world examples, and bring home standards‐based STEM classroom lessons. For more information, click here. The application deadline is April 20, and contact MarineEducation@dnr.sc.gov with any questions. You can register here for the workshop.

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