Overview

Co-Chair: Mary DeRoche

Co-Chair: Rachel Patenaude

Staff: Mary Quigley

Council: Communications

About the Youth Education Committee

The committee's mission is to assist NEWWA in the development and implementation of youth education programs aimed at students from pre-school through post secondary education.  Efforts will focus on classroom teacher and development of strong relationships with their local water utility.

Youth Education Committee activities include:

  • Developing educational resources that can be used by the NEWWA member, utilities, and teachers to facilitate discussions around water resources and conservation.

  • Partnering with the New England Water Environment Association's (NEWEA) Youth Education Committee to share and develop resources.

  • Developing and conducting a needs assessment regarding the interest and needs of utilities as it relates to youth education & awareness.

  • Analyzing and developing goals based on recently conducted needs assessment regarding the interest and needs of utilities as it relates to youth education & awareness.

  • Reviewing needs and developing educational resources for each age group (elementary, middle and high schools), which are compatible with each state’s core curriculum.

  • Presenting information and resources for utilities to use in their educational outreach efforts.

Public Committee Documents

The Youth Education Committee has developed a series of educational modules for grades K-12. Click on the below links to download these modules for use in the classroom. All modules are compatible with each New England State's core curriculum standards. 

Grades K-3: 

Grades 4-8:

Grades 9-12: 

                   

 

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