ERIC Number: ED255363
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Pennsylvania Environmental Education Master Plan. New Direction Across the State... ...For the Total Community.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Environmental Resources, Harrisburg.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
This document is Pennsylvania's master plan for environmental education (EE). It includes: (1) a list of planning principles and guidelines to enhance implementation of the master plan; (2) a flow chart illustrating feasibility, planning, action, and impact phases for the years 1983-85; (3) a summary of major recommendations; (4) a chart illustrating a statewide EE communication network; and (5) lists of recommendations together with comprehensive implementation strategies. Recommendations are provided for: Pennsylvania's Office of Environmental Education (OEE); OEE staffing; OEE budget; OEE advisory council; the state board of education; intermediate units; school systems; higher education; resource management agencies; community and environmental organizations; youth organizations; religious organizations; the corporate community; EE facilities; EE organizations; the Pennsylvania house and senate; and the media. Included in appendices is the 1984 agreement between the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources to establish and implement an EE program for Pennsylvania, EE budget for fiscal year 1984-85, and a definition of EE. This definition states that EE is a learning process concerned with the interrelationships among components of the natural and human-made world producing growth in the individual and leading to responsible stewardship of the earth. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Environmental Resources, Harrisburg.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Note: Prepared by the Pennsylvania Environmental Education Master Plan Task Force.