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Get outside and explore our watershed by boat this summer! Photo by CBF Staff.
Morning Announcements

Earn Credit this Summer!
Join us for a five-day professional development course. Chesapeake Classrooms has a few spaces left���what better way to earn recertification credit, learn outside, and have fun all at the same time! The schedule and registration are available online. 

Fall Field Experiences
We have limited availability on our one-day field experiences for the 2014 fall season. Apply now!

Beyond Books

Retiring teacher Ben Cooper with CBF Educators. Photo by Kelly Donaldson, CBF Staff.Honoring a Teacher's Commitment
After 35 years of teaching science at Pennsylvania's Lower Dauphin Middle School and 19 years taking students out on CBF education experiences, Mr. Ben Cooper will be retiring. You inspire us, Mr. Cooper! Read his story.

Blue Heron taking off from the water.The Voice of VA Teachers 
The Virginia Resource-Use Education Council is looking for feedback from Virginia teachers. Please participate in this online survey to help shape a new education initiative!  

2014 Teacher of the Year Sean McComb.MD Teacher Is the National Teacher of the Year! 
Sean McComb from Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts participated in a three-day field experience on Smith Island with CBF in October 2013. We congratulate Sean and are excited to see what watershed adventures he shares with his students! Learn more. 

  National Geographic's Water Quality Project  
Find out more about Nat Geo's "project-based, citizen science educational initiative that engages students in 21st century investigations of watershed health using real-time geospatial technology."   


Click here to find out more about The Chesapeake Bay Trust's mini grants.Mini Grants for Schools
   

The Chesapeake Bay Trust issues mini grants up to $5,000 to schools whose students are doing watershed issue investigations or student-led action projects. Due date is June 13 at 5 p.m.

Calendar

Event: Chesapeake Classrooms Professional Development Program  
Date:
Throughout the Summer
Location:
 Across the Watershed

Event: Clean the Bay Day  
Date:
June 7, 2014
Location:
 Across Virginia

Event: Bands in the Sand 
Date:
June 14, 2014
Location:
 Annapolis, MD

For a full listing of upcoming events, please visit our online calendar.

Sign up for Summer Teacher Training with CBF and Earn Credit���Find a Course Near You!

Google Map showing Chesapeake Classrooms Programs.

Join us outside this summer as we focus on teaching methods for incorporating environmental education into the core subject areas of reading, math, science, and social studies. Check out this slideshow of a recent summer course to see all that you have to look forward to!

 

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