NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy Visits Rutgers, Speaks to Public School Teachers About Climate Education
AMANDA STELLWAG / THE DAILY TARGUM – On Thursday, First Lady of New Jersey Tammy Murphy spoke to middle and high school educators at the New Jersey Warming Climate: Climate Change Workshop held at the Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center on Cook campus.
The workshop’s objective is to guide teachers in incorporating climate change education into classrooms across the state, according to an event flyer from the Rutgers New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center.
During the workshop, educators were offered access to the University’s climate-related resources, provided opportunities to engage with Rutgers climate experts in discussions and given the chance to listen to speakers like New Jersey State Climatologist David Robinson …
First Lady Tammy Murphy meets with Rutgers Climate Education Workshop organizers. Left to Right: Dr. Edward Cohen (Rutgers Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education), Dr. Carrie Ferraro (Rutgers Math and Science Learning Center), Dr. Marjorie Kaplan (Rutgers NJ Climate Change Resource Center and Rutgers Climate Institute), First Lady Tammy Murphy, Dr. Brielle Kociolek (Rutgers Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education), Dr. James Shope (Rutgers NJ Climate Change Resource Center), and Janice McDonell (Rutgers 4H and Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences).