Mary Walls is currently a CREEC Network Coordinator for Region 10 (Riverside, Inyo, Mono, & San Bernardino counties). She has been in education for fifteen years. She has taught World Language & English Language Arts, she has been an Instructional Coach, a Director for a CaMSP (California Math Science Partnership) grant, BTSA mentor, International Baccalaureate PYP Coordinator, and Professional Developer. In addition to these roles, she creates educational programming for The Incredible Edible Community Garden. Her passions include Action-driven Inquiry, PBL, NGSS, STEM, STEAM, Environmental Literacy, and creative school culture. She has conducted school and district trainings and workshops in Northern and Southern California. At home, she wrangles three daughters and a filmmaker husband.
Region 10 of the California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network is massive. It encompasses all of what is affectionately called RIMS: Riverside, Inyo, Mono, and San Bernardino counties, almost a quarter of the state’s geographic area. Expanding the work of environmental literacy in this region is made more difficult by the region’s far-flung boundaries, […]
As a new-ish CREEC Coordinator, I experienced a combination of awe, humility, and a call to activism at this June’s first conference for the California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network in nearly a decade. I became a CREEC coordinator in Region 10 (Riverside, Inyo, Mono, and San Bernardino counties) about a year ago and attended […]