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
ACPS 2020 Strategic Plan Goal:
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)
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.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Gregory Hutchings - Superintendent