Region 9b: NorthernServing Orange County
Welcome to CREEC Region 9b!
Look to this page for local Orange County news, opportunities, funding, and upcoming events. A directory of local resources is available under the tab “Community Resources.” Check out the Events for a calendar of upcoming workshops, training, and more in Orange County and surrounding areas.
Local Funding Opportunities
Inside the Outdoors 2016-2017 Grants (http://ito.ocde.us/Programs/Pages/New-Funding.aspx)
Check out the various grants available to fund your students’ Field Trip or Traveling Scientist program with Inside the Outdoors.
Discovery Cube Orange County Free Programs (http://www.discoverycube.org/free-school-programs/)
A variety of Discovery Cube school programs are offered for free. Check to see if your school qualifies.
Discovery Cubeâ€™s Ocean Quest (http://www.oceanquestoc.org) (formerly ExplorOcean) is pleased to launch recruitment for the 2016-2017 H2O SOS: Help Heal Our Oceanâ€“Student Operated Solutions cohort! Selected teachers will receive materials, field trip waivers, and bus reimbursements as part of the program award. Priority is given to teachers of students in grades 6-12 in Title I Orange County and Los Angeles County. Application: https://goo.gl/forms/1SrWYJBmD1yLTTR23
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Region 9b Highlights
June 7 – 8, 2017; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Excelsior High School (Norwalk-La Mirada USD), 15711 Pioneer Blvd., Norwalk 90650
Participate in California’s 4th NGSS-focused professional learning workshop. Brought to you by the California Department of Education, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association/County Office of Education, K12 Alliance @ WestEd, California Science Project, and the California Science Teachers Association. Download the PDF information flyer.
Dates: April 29 and April 30, 2017; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 4500 Carbon Canyon Rd., Brea, CA 92823
Download the Flyer
Educators attending our open house will receive a free parking pass for the day (show valid ID or paystub).
Experience our program stations first-hand and take home a free Chino Hills State park Lesson Plan for your classroom.
– Meet the Staff
– Experience the program
– Native habitat hike
– Explore the Discovery Center
– Learn about our Nursery
– Give us your feedback and suggestions
– Have a fun day at Chino Hills State Park