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.
Meet Minnesota's 2013 National Distinguished Principal!
Mari Lu Martens, Principal of Sibley East Elementary schools, was selected as Minnesota's 2013 National Distinguished Principal. The program honors principals who set the pace, character and quality of education children receive during their early school years -- and highlights the fundamental importance of the school principal in achieving educational excellence for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students. “It is about doing things right, and doing the right things,” said Martens. .