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Grants Available for Schools to Integrate Environmental and Outdoor Education

posted on 1:30 PM, August 12, 2011
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is pleased to announce a request for proposals from Minnesota schools committed to integrating environmental and outdoor education into grades 7-12
The deadline to apply is September 30, 2011. Teams of teachers from an anticipated six schools will be selected to receive up to $5,000 in mini-grants and several days of free training from Minnesota environmental and outdoor education experts over the next two years. This funding is for the purpose of designing and implementing innovative environmental and outdoor education programs that bolster student achievement in middle school or high school science, physical education, social studies and/or mathematics.
 
Application materials, including more details on the program, are available on the MDE website at https://education.state.mn.us/EGMS/searchAllActiveGrants.do. Contact Jeff Ledermann at 651-582-8602 or jeff.ledermann@state.mn.us for further information on this funding opportunity.
 
Funding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).

This memo has further information.