Margaret (Peggy) Harte, Solano County Office of Education

A former classroom teacher and elementary science specialist with over 20 years of teaching experience, Peggy supports educators by designing and developing curriculum as well as professional learning opportunities focusing on environmental literacy and community science. As the education program manager at the Center for Community and Citizen Science at the University of California, Davis School of Education, Peggy co-collaborates in research on how community science projects engage students in deepening their connection to the environment and their engagement with and application of the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards as they develop environmental science agency. She is also currently supporting educators (both formal and informal) as the environmental literacy initiative program manager at the Solano County Office of Education. Peggy has co-presented at the Citizen Science Association and the North American Association for Environmental Educators research symposiums. She has also conducted sessions at the California Association of Science Educators summit, as well as professional development at many Sacramento Area Science Project and Science in the River City events. 

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