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Multicultral Educational Plan: MERITO

Appendix C: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Multicultural Education Plan Work Plan

Year MERITO Goals Task Description Target Hispanic Audience
2001-2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i. MERITO Program Organization

i. Recruit MERITO Staff &emdash; Program Manager and two Bilingual Education Specialists.

ii. Recruit MERITO Oversight Board and Education Committee to identify and develop evaluation strategies and initial bilingual outreach products.

ii. MERITO Partnership Members

1. Professional Development Program

1a. Develop and implement a Teacher Institute in partnership with the National Hispanic University and Calif. State University's Moss Landing Marine Labs.

1b. Provide and coordinate four paid internships to Hispanic students enrolled in California State University, Monterey Bay. Emphasis on resource management applications of GIS technology and issue-based marine education.

1a. Pre-service & in-service teachers

1b. Undergraduate & graduate level students

2. Site-Based Community Bilingual Ocean Outreach Program:

2a. Provide a Bilingual Education Specialist to implement outreach programs in partnership with Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR).

 

2b. Provide a Bilingual Education Specialist to implement outreach programs in partnership with California State Parks, Monterey County.

2a. K-12th grade students & families

2b. K-12th grade students & families

3. Community-Based Bilingual Ocean Outreach Program:

3a. Develop and implement outreach programs with the City of Salinas' Federal Weed & Seed Initiative - through its 2nd Chance and Kid's House Programs.

3b. Develop and implement outreach programs with the City of Watsonville Parks and Recreation & Neighborhood Services and Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) Extended Learning Programs.

3c. Develop and implement a MERITO partnership to support CSU Monterey Bay RISE Program's need for science enrichment, and contribute to a S.E.A. Lab Monterey Bay program curriculum.

3d. Develop and implement a MESA Program called "Natural Resource Management Days" that would include two days of focused national marine sanctuary activities for 80 Hispanic middle school students, 3 times/year.

3a. "At-risk", 5th-12th grade students & their parents

3b. K-12th grade students

3c. 7th &emdash;12th grade students

3d. 6th-14th grade students

Year MERITO Goals Task Description Target Hispanic Audience
2002 -2003

 

1. Professional Development Program:

1a. Continue and expand teacher institute offerings in partnership with the National Hispanic University & CSU's Moss Landing Marine Labs.

1a. Pre-service & in-service teachers

1b. Establish a teacher master credential program in partnership with CSU Monterey Bay and local organizations that offer marine science workshops. 1b. Pre-service & in-service teachers
1c. Continue to provide and coordinate internships with CSU, Monterey Bay. 1c. Undergraduate & graduate level students
1d. Establish and coordinate two graduate level internships in partnership with Society of the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans (SACNAS).

1d. Graduate level students

 

1e. Begin investigation into across the border partnerships with Baja California, Mexico regarding student and teacher exchange programs. 1e. TBD

2.Site-Based Community Bilingual Ocean Outreach Program:

2a. Continue work with ESNERR and California State Parks, Monterey County.

 

2a. K-12th grade students & families

2b. Expand MERITO programs to include California State Parks, Santa Cruz Co.,to be based at the Sanctuary Visitor Center at Sea Cliff State Beach.

2b. K-12th grade students & families

3. Community-Based Bilingual Ocean Outreach Program:

3a. Continue work with City of Salinas, City of Watsonville, CSUMB's RISE Program, S.E.A. Lab Monterey Bay, and UC Santa Cruz's MESA Program.

3a. "At-risk", K-14 grade students & their parents

3b. Develop an outreach program in partnership with agricultural industry by working closely with the Coalition of Central Coast County Farm Bureaus.

3b. Migrant farm workers & their families

3c. Recruit and train Hispanic community members to assist with Sanctuary Citizen Watershed Monitoring Network by collecting water quality data.

3c. Secondary students & adults

 

Year

 

MERITO Goals

 

Task Description

 

Target Hispanic Audience

2003-2004 1. Professional Development Program: 1a. Continue to refine and expand teacher institute offerings in partnership with the National Hispanic University & CSU's Moss Landing Marine Labs.

1a. Pre-service & in-service teachers

1b. Continue the teacher master graduate level program in partnership with CSU, Monterey Bay and local organizations that offer marine science workshops.

1b. Pre-service & in-service teachers

1c. Continue to provide and coordinate internships with CSU, Monterey Bay.

1c. Undergraduate & graduate level students

1d. Continue to coordinate two graduate level internships in partnership with Society of the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans (SACNAS). 1d. Graduate level students
1e. Develop & Implement international student and teacher exchange programs across-the- border with Baja California, Mexico. 1e. TBD
2. Site-Based Community Bilingual Ocean Outreach Program: 2a. Develop & implement a partnership with Monterey County's Office of Education Migrant Education Division. 2a. Pre-K-12th grade students & families
2b. Continue site-based work with ESNERR, and California State Parks.

2b. K-12th grade students & families

3. Community-Based Bilingual Ocean Outreach Program:

3a. Continue work with City of Salinas, City of Watsonville, CSU, Monterey Bay's RISE Program, S.E.A. Lab Monterey Bay, and UC Santa Cruz's MESA Program.

3a. "At-risk", K-14 grade students & their parents

3b. Continue & expand outreach program in partnership with the Ag. Industry by working closely with the Coalition of Central Coast County Farm Bureaus.

3b. Migrant farm workers & their families

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