Leaders from across DCSD are invited to attend the Summer Summit: Leadership & Learning on July 29-30 at Legend High School.
Leaders can include: administrators, PLS, mentors, Building Leadership Team members, and teacher leaders. Opportunities for learning and collaboration will fill both days. This event is for DCSD employees only.
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Monday, July 29 • 10:40am - 11:40am
Promoting Authentic Learning and Engagement Through Sustainability Initiatives at the Middle School Level LIMITED

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Engage middle school students through outdoor learning, indoor gardens, composting and more! In this session we will explore how integrating sustainability initiatives into core and elective curriculum promotes student engagement, allows for creative differentiation and relates directly to Colorado Academic Standards. Attendees will examine examples of successful projects in DCSD middle schools, analyze potential school sustainability projects and learn how the new middle school elective “Global Sustainability” enhances student understanding of key concepts related to the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards.

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Heather Berry

Teacher/Sustainability Learning Specialist, Douglas County School District
AP Environmental Science Teacher, District Sustainability Learning Specialist helping school integrate sustainability initiatives into classroom curriculum

Autumn Rosengren

Science teacher, Sagewood Middle School
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Beth Church

Sustainability Coordinator, DCSD Office of Sustainability
My name is Beth Church, I am the Sustainability Coordinator for our district. I am thrilled to be working with teachers and students to help implement Sustainability Initiatives within their school. Our department goals revolve around Sustainability Initiatives such as, recycling... Read More →

Monday July 29, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am MDT
D208 Legend High School, 22219 Hilltop Rd, Parker, CO 80138