Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Gardner teacher, Agassiz School honored for environmental education work

The Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) has presented awards to a Boston teacher and elementary school for their work in environmental education. Ian Bowles presented the Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Environmental Education to Dean Martin, a science specialist at the Thomas Gardner Extended Services School in Allston, in recognition of his work on the Gardner’s Outdoor Classroom Program. Pictured here, Mr. Martin (right) accepts the award from Secretary Bowles. Also honored was the Louis Agassiz Elementary School in Jamaica Plain, which received an award for its EarthWorks Outdoor Classroom Program. Other Boston schools that have won the award in the past include the Everett Elementary, the Farragut Elementary, the Hern├índez K-8, and Odyssey High.

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