Crystal Starr Howe

Crystal Howe has been a science educator in San Diego for 18 years. After 14 years of teaching high school science, she learned that our students need a greater understanding of their connection to the natural world. As the environmental literacy coordinator for the San Diego County Office of Education, Crystal’s focus is to support teachers using an environmental lens to inspire kids across the content areas and grades. Much of her time is spent working with teachers, informal educators, and science experts to identify local environmental phenomena for use in the classroom.

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Using Environmental Literacy to Spark Student-Led Action: A Q&A with Crystal Starr Howe

In part three of our series highlighting the California Regional Environment Education Community (CREEC) Network Program, we interviewed Crystal Starr Howe, head of CREEC’s Southern Megaregion. Crystal Starr Howe is the Environmental Literacy Coordinator for the San Diego Office of Education, where she supports educators in integrating environmental education to inspire student-led climate action. Crystal … READ MORE