Ten Strands launched the San Mateo Environmental Learning Collaborative in 2015 in partnership with the San Mateo County Office of Education. This article is from one of the instructional coaches at the 2019 summer institute. The author, Robyn Stone, offers a unique perspective. “Over 1,000 people were impacted in my community!” exclaimed fifth-grade teacher Andrea […]
Robyn Stone is an instructional coach for San Mateo Environmental Learning Collaborative and a professional expert for Santa Clara County Office of Education. She is a member of the Environmental Literacy Committee of the California Science Teachers Association. An adjunct faculty instructor for UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, Stone has been teaching courses and workshops in environmental literacy, engineering, inquiry science, and mathematics for educators for ten years. With an MA in teaching, Ms. Stone holds National Geographic Educator Certification and California Administrative Services and Multiple Subject Teaching credentials. A former elementary school classroom teacher and science specialist, Robyn Stone is presently the STEM education programs manager for Synopsys Silicon Valley Science & Technology Outreach Foundation.