Outdoor Education Week in Santa Cruz with Amity Sandage

This week we spoke with Amity Sandage of Santa Cruz County Office of Education (Santa Cruz COE), where she leads a countywide effort to promote environmental literacy for K–12 students as the Environmental Literacy Coordinator.

In our interview, Amity spoke at length about the need to advance equity for students in environmental education, build capacity among educators, and how cooperation between the formal K-12 public school system and non-formal environmental education providers is essential to both.

A beautiful example of this occurring in Santa Cruz County was through “Outdoor Education Week”  which Amity outlines here:

Hear more from our interview with Amity below:

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