Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
5/10/2019 - 6:00 AM  
Category:
Curriculum and Instruction  
Type:
Info  
Subject:
Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Grant  
Strategic Plan:
Objective 2.4 Partnerships and Civic Engagement
ACPS will partner with external organizations to extend its services and programs, to encourage a sense of community ownership of our schools, and to support the development of the academic, social, physical, creative, and emotional needs of students. (ACYMP 2.3, 3.1)
 
Policy:
 
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable):
 
File Attachment:
190510_BWET Grant Memo.pdf
 
Agenda Item Summary:
Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS), Chesapeake Bay Foundation, NOAA, and Earth Force are partnering to ensure that every middle school student in ACPS has the opportunity to develop a civic action project protecting the environment.  
Background:
NOAA's B-WET program funds locally relevant, authentic experiential learning for K-12 audiences through Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs).  
Recommendation
The Superintendent recommends the School Board review the information provided on this brief.  
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Gregory Hutchings - Superintendent