Dean Reese on Delivering Environmental Literacy through Rain, Sleet, Snow, or… Pandemic

This week we spoke with Dean Reese, the Science Coordinator of Outdoor Education and Environmental Literacy for the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

In this position, he leads environmental literacy efforts working towards expanding environmental literacy throughout San Joaquin County and the greater region.  He is the Project Director for the Region 6 California Environmental Literacy Project and enjoys supporting teachers in their efforts to connect students with the natural world to move towards a more sustainable future. Dean has helped to establish and sustain environmental literacy networks for youth, teachers, and community-based partners. He is involved with statewide environmental literacy efforts as a member of CAELIā€™s Leadership Council.

Over the past year, Dean has been working tirelessly to ensure that teachers in San Joaquin County and beyond have the resources and capacity to continue delivering lessons despite the challenges COVID-19 and distance learning have presented.

Watch the interview with Dean below and learn more here:

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