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Phone: 760-245-1661
14306 Park Ave
Victorville
California 92392
USA
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Target demographics: Educators and students grades K-12

Direct beneficiaries per year: 3,000+

Geographic areas served: MEEC’s boundaries consist of the High Desert portion of San Bernardino County, the Palo Verde Valley of Riverside County and the High Desert region of North Los Angeles County, including the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale.

Programs: FREE environmental teacher workshops, field trip grants, classroom presentations, STEM career mentors, classroom grants, essay contests, Youth Environmental Leadership Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) conference to promote environmental stewardship through student lead community projects

Mission:
The mission of the Mojave Environmental Education Consortium (MEEC) is to improve the environmental literacy of students, teachers and the community of the Mojave Desert region by actively providing quality educational resources. MEEC was founded in 2001 and is the High Desert zone of the California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network, a project of the California Department of Education. MEEC is headquartered at the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District in Victorville, which also serves as the organization’s lead/founding agency. MEEC’s programs are 100% funded through sponsorships of different levels provided by 40-plus businesses and agencies. MEEC was granted its 501(C) (3) status in 2006.
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More than 6,500 students have benefited from MEEC funded field trips to environmentally-relevant field trips; over 700 teachers have participated in free environmental educator workshops and thousands of free educator kits and curriculum have been distributed to more than 200 schools throughout the High Desert

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02/20/14
This is one of the best sources to find help with environmental curriculum, materials, and teacher professional development in the high desert. It has provided workshops for me as a teacher as well as workshops for my students. Every one of their events has been a success. Mrs. Houk Pathways to ... more »
02/07/14
MEEC has allowed me to use so many resources from their website for my 5th grade students. I have also had the opportunity to go to teacher training paid by MEEC sponsors to use in my classroom for many years to come. That makes all the difference... more »
10/22/13
When it comes to STEM based education MEEC is the High Desert's #1 resource for educators. MEEC's unique collaboration of educators, businesses and public agencies is second to none in providing educators with high quality STEM based environmental resources that help prepare students for the real ... more »
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