Region 2: Northeastern California

Serving Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity Counties

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Nathan Fairchild
1644 Magnolia Avenue
Redding, Ca 96001
530-225-0214
nfairchild@creec.org

Welcome Back to CREEC Region 2!

Look to this page for upcoming news. A searchable directory of resources and an online calendar are in development and will be coming soon.

Upcoming Events

October 15: Return of the Salmon Festival (https://www.fws.gov/coleman/happenings.html)
Location: Coleman National Fish Hatchery, 24411 Coleman Fish Hatchery Road, Anderson, CA 96007
During this one-day festival the third Saturday in October over 10,000 visitors are attracted to the hatchery. Visitors are treated to viewing large numbers of fall Chinook salmon, and may observe all aspects of day-to-day hatchery operations such as spawning, egg incubation, and juvenile rearing. Visual information sites are located on the hatchery grounds to provide a narrative for visitors to understand life history, habitat requirements, and other biological information.

October 20: EEI Webinar (Middle School Focus) (http://californiaeei.org/training/live-webinars/)
Location: Online
Our free EEI Live! webinars are designed to introduce you to the features of the EEI curriculum while delving into a specific unit or special topic. These 60 minute presentations are led by a certified EEI Teacher Ambassador who has extensive experience using the EEI Curriculum and can provide you with best practices, tips and advice on how to begin incorporating environment-based instruction into your practice.

October 26: Lego Robotics Training (https://www.shastacoe.org/cf_eventReg/view.cfm?p=0&eventID=609&regOutputMode=register)
Location: SCOE Professional Development Center, 2985 Innsbruck Dr. Redding, CA 96003
This training is designed for beginning robotics leaders/teachers. This training is required prior to being able to check out Lego Robotics kits and has a small fee of $10 per attendee.

October 30: Ignite Opportunity Career Day (http://www.northstatestem.net/current-events-newsletters/2016/9/14/ignite-opportunity-30-stem-career-day)
Location: Shasta County Fairgrounds
Ninth grade students from Shasta, Trinity, Tehama, Glenn, Plumas, Butte, Siskiyou, Lassen and Modoc counties will participate in the Northstate STEM Ignite Opportunity STEM Career Day. There is no cost to attend. T-shirts and other giveaways will be provided! The event will take place from 9:40 am to 2:10 pm.

November 12: Shasta County Mini Maker Faire (http://www.makerfaireshasta.com/2016/04/01/coming-soon/)
Location: Redding Civic Auditorium, 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding, CA 96001
The Shasta County Mini Maker Faire, hosted by Turtle Bay, is a chance for our North State California counties to celebrate its local makers. It is a family-friendly event that celebrates the creativity of individuals, students, educators, innovators, and businesses in the community. Mini Maker Faire allows creators to showcase their work to the community, while the public comes to enjoy interactive experiences, connect with like-minded people, and be inspired. Maker Faire supports passionate innovation, collaboration, and hands-on doing as a way of experiencing the world.

November 29-30: Next Generation Standards State Roll Out Phase 3 (https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1812582)
Location: Tehama County Office of Education, 1135 Lincoln Street  Red Bluff, CA 96080
Join science leaders from the Far North region for the latest in the series of statewide professional learning symposia exploring the next steps in the journey toward NGSS Implementation! We encourage district teams of 4-6 people, including at least 1 administrator and 3 teacher-leader representatives.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park (http://www.turtlebay.org)
Location: 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA 96001
Current and upcoming exhibits include Rock Penjing, (through November 10th), Adventures in PreColumbian Archeology (through January 4th), Selections from the Collection [of Jon Schuleer (through January 8th), and Take Flight (through January 4th).