Region 6: Delta Sierra

Serving Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne Counties

Welcome to CREEC Region 6!

Look to this page for upcoming news. A searchable directory of resources and an online calendar are in development and will be coming soon.

Cal Water H2O Challenge – Everybody wins!

The Cal Water H2O Challenge is a project-based, environmentally-focused competition for classrooms, grades 4-6 and is open to schools in their water district – mainly schools in Stockton Unified.  Prizes range from $3500 to $1000 and everyone wins something.

Contact Conni Bock, cbock@sjcoe.net for a free classroom presentation to get your class inspired.  More information can be found at https://challenge.calwater.com/

Local Funding Opportunities

San Joaquin County Environmental Field Trip MiniGrants:  Take your class outdoors to a local nature center or natural park such as the Lodi Lake Nature Center, Oak Grove Nature Center, the Mokelumne Fish Hatchery or other area that complements environmental studies that your class has done this year.  Click for the Local Environmental Field Trip MiniGrant Application or contact Conni Bock for more information.

Resources for Teachers

California Department of Water Resources

The California Department of Water Resources offers a multitude of free high-quality water education products. At a glance on the first page you will find over 20 different materials. Fill out your name and address and the quantity you want sent to you. Highlights include: Discovering Drought (16 colorful pages of activities, grades 4-8), Water Conservation Pledge (and stickers) for grades K-4, All About Water (teachers guide, AIMS-style), even flannel-board stories for the retro-lover!

Upcoming Events


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Conni Bock
Primary Contact for Region 6 San Joaquin County Office of Education PO Box 213030 Stockton, CA 95213-9030 (209) 468-9223 conni@creec.org

Glen White
Contact for: Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne Counties 175 Fairview Lane Sonora, CA 95370 (209) 536-2038 gwhite@tcsos.us

Region 6 Highlights

Project WET Training

For Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties   The training will take place over two Thursday evenings.  Participants that complete both sessions (6  hours total) will receive a copy of the Project WET guidebook that contains 544 pages of engaging activities related to water, its use and conservation, habitats, etc.  Registration will be limited to the first 15 participant.  February 15 and 22, 2018,  4:00pm – 7:00pm, TCSOS Office, Sonora

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Project WET Training

For Amador and Calaveras Counties  The training will take place over two Thursday evenings.  Participants that complete both sessions (6 hours total) will receive a copy of the Project WET guidebook that contains 544 pages of engaging activities related to water, its use and conservation, habitats, etc.  Registration will be limited to the first 15 participants.  March 1 and 8, 2018, 4:00pm – 7i:00pm.  Jackson Jr. High, Jackson

Click on the header or logo to register for this event.

CalWater H2O Challenge

The Cal Water H2O Challenge is a project-based, environmentally-focused competition for classrooms, grades 4-6 and is open to schools in their water district – mainly schools in Stockton Unified.  Prizes range from $3500 to $1000 and everyone wins something.

Register before December 31 to be entered into a drawing for a $500 classroom grant.

Contact Conni Bock, cbock@sjcoe.net for a free classroom presentation to get your class inspired.  More information can be found at https://challenge.calwater.com/