The Minnesota Environmental and Outdoor Education Advisory Committee consists of teachers from multiple disciplines and providers of outdoor education and environmental education, including outdoor industry partners, and members of conservation and sporting organizations.
The committee provides guidance and advises the Minnesota Department of Education on a project to support the integration of environmental education and outdoor education into the instruction of academic standards for students in grades 7-12.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.