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Environmental Education

Contact Information
Gina Jachimowicz
KCPS Director of Teaching and Learning
Phone: 410-778-7170
Email: g[email protected]

What is Environmental Education?

Environmental Education promotes environmental literacy and the development of the skills needed for life-long learning. Environmental Education refers to education efforts that increase public awareness, concern, and knowledge about environmental issues and provides the critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills needed to make informed and responsible decisions about the environment in all its complexity. Environmental Education promotes interdisciplinary integration of subject matter, problem-and issues-based learning experiences, and both cooperative and independent learning opportunities.