Region 2: Northeastern California

Serving Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity Counties

Welcome to CREEC Region 2!

Look to this page for local environmental education news, funding, and upcoming events. 

Upcoming Events

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Nathan Fairchild
Region Coordinator

Region 2 Highlights

Energy Conservation Competition

Challenge your school to save energy this fall and join the seventh annual Energy Conservation Competition from October 26th to November 15th! K-12 schools in PG&E territory are invited to compete to see how much electricity they can save. Every participating school will receive support from a dedicated Energy Advisor who will help student teams identify what uses energy in their schools, develop a plan for saving energy, and implement conservation campaigns. Prizes of up to $1200 will be awarded to schools who reduce their usage and develop creative, effective campaigns

Using the CA Science Frameworks to Implement the NGSS

Nov. 14-15, 2017 at CSU-Chico
Framework, Phenomena, Assessment, and more! 
For teams of classroom teachers (K-12) and administrators. The CA Science Framework is a comprehensive guidance document to help implement the CA NGSS by including grade level descriptions, snapshots, vignettes and more!
Phenomena-based instruction is a primary feature of the NGSS classroom. Learn what phenomena are, how to identify useful phenomena, and how phenomena-based instruction supports three-dimensional learning.
Classroom assessment is critical to quality teaching and learning. Participants will debrief the grade-level learning sequence in terms of opportunities for formative and summative assessments.

Outdoor Education Institute

For formal and informal educators of students ages 3-13

October 21-22, 2017 at Whiskeytown Environmental School, Redding

Join us for an informative, inspiring, fun-filled, weekend focused on educating in the great outdoors! Learn how to seamlessly integrate standards-based outdoor education into your program or lesson plans and organize educational field trips for school or community groups. Participants will complete Project Learning Tree and Project WET workshops, receive curriculum guides and other useful materials, and get further inspired with special presentations on local educational resources while staying at Whiskeytown Environmental School.