First Rings First Fellowship

When: April 23 from 10:00am - 4:00pm

Please complete the registration below if you are interested in more information about this 18 month program for yourself or your school.

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At checkout put your First Ring high school name in the comment section

Fellowship includes :

  • Teacher stipend of $300 and 3 free Teacher graduate credits from the University of Ashland worth $540
  • Training and curriculum guides for secondary environmental education from Project WET, Healthy Water-Healthy People, Wonders of Wetlands, Project Learning Tree: Green schools, Green Jobs, Places We Live and Focus on Risk, Project Wild: Aquatic and Science & Civics worth $145
  • ODNR wildlife education collection permit
  • Educational Resource Center subscription
  • Ongoing free access to a special Cuyahoga SWCD Water Reporter school account (training and support included)
  • I required free immersive experience, 1 optional experience (Old Woman Creek, Great Lake Erie Educators Exchange, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center)
  • Teacher tours of the Watershed Stewardship Center, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Botanical Gardens and school outdoor learning sites
  • Workshops at Brecksville Reservation, University of Akron Field Station, Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve
  • Equipment for your school worth $550: Pocket Pro+ Multi 2 Tester for pH/Cond/TDS/Salinity w/ Replaceable Sensor, Replacement sensor, Kick seine, Dip net, PBL kits/ door prize kits/ materials to make water quality monitoring equipment
  • Substitute teacher & transportation funds for 2022/2023 student field day
  • Technical support for student meaningful watershed education experiences (MWEE)
  • Free student symposium to highlight student projects—presentation awards for school and students

All incentives are dependent on the completion of the fellowship requirements.

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