In this two-part webinar series, sponsored by the California Department of Education, the founding partners of the National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative—Green Schoolyards America, Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley, Ten Strands, and San Mateo County Office of Education—and key collaborators will share resources and ideas related to the benefits of using the abundant fresh air and access to nature to reduce virus transmission and improve students’ physical and mental health and well-being, learning, and play during the pandemic and beyond.
• Sharon Danks, CEO and Founder, Green Schoolyards America
• Claire Latané, Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and author of the upcoming book Schools That Heal: Design with Mental Health in Mind (June 2021)
• Nancy Magee, County Superintendent, San Mateo County Office of Education
• Wanda Stewart, Executive Director, Common Vision, Oakland