SAGEEE is proud to work with recently appointed Secretary Maeve Bartlett. As an integral part of the Patrick administration, Secretary Bartlett has embodied a commitment to land conservation. As undersecretary of the Environment, she has had a strong record of progress. Her leadership has resulted in the protection of more than 110,000 acres of open space. All the while her office established more than 300 parks in urban communities.
SAGEEE members met at the Massachusetts headquarters of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Malden, MA. Please check the minutes section of the website for information about the meeting.
At our March 19th Spring meeting SAGEEE members were treated to an inside look at the Green Chemistry being undertaken at the Warner/Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry. Special thanks to the Institute and to our tour guide, Kate Anderson of Beyond Benign the educational green chemistry nonprofit housed under the same roof. Meeting minutes will appear soon on the website.
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Members and guests of the Secretary’s Advisory Group on Energy and Environmental Education (SAGEEE) met on Wednesday, December 11th for its final meeting of 2013. Discussion topics included legislative updates from the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), discussion of upcoming events and initiatives from the Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, news from the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council and its STEM 2.0 initiative and details about progress on the Massachusetts Environmental Literacy Plan.