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Copper Country ISD is one of six school districts in Michigan have been selected for grants under the From Students to Stewards initiative that will teach elementary through high school students about the Great Lakes, Michigan watersheds and the impact people have on water resources across the state.   The Copper Country Intermediate School District will use the funding to establish and lead a Water Literacy Consortium for the western Upper Peninsula and organize a regional summit to identify best practices and share success stories for water-focused, place-based education. Also, expand teacher professional development opportunities and build on the existing structure of Meaningful Water Literacy Learning Experiences offered through the vision and support of the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative.

See the June 16, 2020 EGLE press release for more information: https://www.michigan.gov/egle/0,9429,7-135–532004–,00.html

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Emily Gochis
Western U.P. Mi-STEM Network Regional Director Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative Program Director
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