Since its inception in 2014, the North Shore Land Alliance Long Island Water Education Program in local schools has surpassed 10,500 students in 28 schools and 16 school districts across Long Island.
To learn more about the North Shore Land Alliance Long Island Water Education Program, please contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028 or [email protected].
The Program – designed and implemented by experienced, certified teachers – is a three-session series for fourth, fifth and sixth graders that addresses STEM and a sampling of Common Core/NYS Education Department standards. Aidable through BOCES, the Long Island Water Education Program has consistently received enthusiastic feedback from teachers and students alike.
The program is composed of two classroom sessions and a field trip. In the one-hour hands-on class sessions students:
At our Shore Road Sanctuary groups of students rotate through stations including:
Classroom sessions – $175 each per session or $300 for both
Field trip – $200 Nassau BOCES:
A generous donor funds a part-time educator to implement the Long Island Water Education Program to teach students about Long Island’s groundwater, surface waters and watersheds and stewardship of this essential resource.Continue reading
is was wonderful! Students were engaged and acquired a great deal of information. They have been talking about it all week. Mrs. Mossey was fantastic!”
“Karen Mossey is an awesome teacher and role model. The kids were engaged the entire time! They told me they want her to come back. The program was informative and fun. Thank you for visiting our classroom. I am looking forward to next year’s visit.”
The Long Island Water Education Program was an excellent addition to our curriculum. It covered many concepts that we need to know because it directly affects the environment we live in. It was a wonderful learning experience.“