Marianne Krasny attends White House Summit on Environmental Education

 Prof. Marianne Krasny was invited to the White House Summit on Environmental Education on April 17. She is the leader of EPA’s National Environmental Education Training Program. Akiima Price is one of four top advisors on this 5 yr, $11 million program.

The purpose of the Summit was to launch an inter-agency task force on environmental education with EPA, USDA, Dept of Education, Dept of Interior, Small Business Administration, and other agencies involved. Both Secy of Education Arne Duncan and EPA Chief Administrator Lisa Jackson presented at the Summit. The Summit was organized by EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe, DNR ’74.


 

DNR PhD candidate makes video about Akiima Price

PhD candidate Alex Kudryavtsev made a video about Akiima Price, which was featured in Scientific American. Ms Price is an environmental educator, who along with DNR Chair Marianne Krasny, co-taught an online course entitled “Environmental Education in Urban Communities.” This course is one of many activities being conducted as part of EPA’s National Environmental Education Training Program, which is housed in DNR’s Civic Ecology Lab.

View the video here: http://networkedblogs.com/ukKcR