Environmental Protection Agency Announces Appointment Of Mr. Robert Garcia To The National Environmental Education Foundation Board Of Directors

2015-11-25T13:15:46+00:00 November 25, 2015|
The combined effort of informal education centers (museums and science centers), industry partners, local businesses, and parents working together in local communities can result in young students pursuing STEM related subjects outside of traditional schooling (Credit: U.S. News & World Report, iStockphoto)

(Click to enlarge) The combined effort of informal education centers (museums and science centers), industry partners, local businesses, and parents working together in local communities can result in young students pursuing STEM related subjects outside of traditional schooling (Credit: U.S. News & World Report, iStockphoto)

The National Environmental Education and Training Foundation (doing business as The National Environmental Education Foundation or NEEF) was created by Section 10 of Public Law 101-619, the National Environmental Education Act of 1990.

(From the Federal Register) — It is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to promote and support education and training as necessary tools to further environmental protection and sustainable, environmentally sound development. It provides the common ground upon which leaders from business and industry, all levels of government, public interest groups, and others can work cooperatively to expand the reach of environmental education and training programs beyond the traditional classroom. The Foundation promotes innovative environmental education and training programs such as environmental education for medical healthcare providers and broadcast meteorologists; it also develops partnerships with government and other organizations to administer projects that promote the development of an environmentally literal public. The Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as required by the terms of the Act, announces the following appointment to the National Environmental Education Foundation Board of Directors. The appointee is Mr. Robert Garcia, is a civil rights advocate who engages, educates, and empowers communities for equal access to public resources.

Read the full article here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/11/25/2015-29918/announcement-of-the-board-of-directors-for-the-national-environmental-education-foundation