When I entered the Tree Rooms for the first day of the San Mateo County Office of Education’s (SMCOE) San Mateo Environmental Learning Collaborative (SMELC) institute in summer 2017, I knew some of what to expect. I knew I would be taking a break from my responsibilities as a summer camp manager with the HEAL […]
Author: Naomi Stern
Naomi Stern works as the green facilities and operations analyst to support the Environmental Literacy and Sustainability Initiative (ELSI) at the San Mateo County Office of Education. Currently, she is a Leader in Sustainability Fellow with the Center for Green Schools. Previously, Naomi was the programs manager at the HEAL Project, which provides students with hands-on outdoor learning experiences that cultivate environmental awareness. Naomi has a degree in environmental studies, focused on environmental interpretation, from the University of California, Santa Cruz.