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Education Department

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The Education Department interprets and communicates the research of our scientists and watershed restoration staff for many different audiences by developing and delivering K-12 school programs, training and professional development workshops, community outreach events, and curricula.

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Education Staff

Steve Kerlin, Ph.D.

Steve Kerlin, Ph.D.

Director of Education
David Kline

David Kline

Watershed Education Specialist
Tara Muenz

Tara Muenz

Assistant Director of Education, Leaf Pack Network® Administrator
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Mandy Nix

Watershed Education Specialist

Education News

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Model My Watershed: an investigation into the role of big data, technology, and models in promoting student interest in watershed action
Marcum-Dietrich, N., S. Kerlin, A. Hendrix, N. Sorhagen, C. Staudt, and Z. Krauss. 2021. The Journal of Environmental Education 52(4).
Stroud Center Engages English Language Learners in Watershed STEM
Stroud Center Engages English Language Learners in Watershed STEM
Students at the Migrant Education Summer Camp went on an online watershed expedition to learn about their local watersheds.
Expanding Environmental and Watershed Literacy Inquiry Practice With Geospatial Technology Tools
Expanding Environmental and Watershed Literacy Inquiry Practice With Geospatial Technology Tools
Using geospatial technologies to explore complex interdisciplinary phenomena is a highly effective method for both teachers and students to better understand connections within the natural world.
Teachers learn how to use foldable microscopes at workshop.
Teachers Bring Home Lessons From the Amazon
Stroud Water Research Center and its partners are developing curricula that take the lessons the Amazon offers for how to live sustainably to schools and communities across the globe.
The Watershed Education Mobile Lab is coming in fall 2021.
Coming to Your Site Soon: The Watershed Education Mobile Lab!
As a new initiative to increase accessibility, our educators will soon be able to travel to your school, community, or group location to deliver meaningful watershed education programming.
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A case study of the effects of a school outdoor learning initiative — spring 2021
Kerlin, S., and N. Marcum-Dietrich. 2021. Report from Stroud Water Research Center.

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