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Local Community Partnerships

Thursday, Feb. 24th, 10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Presenters:

Marty Galganski, Manager of School Programs and Teacher Services, Missouri Botanical Garden
Bob Coulter

Susan Czerwinski, Dean, Math and Sciences Department, Lewis and Clark Community College, National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (NGRREC)


John Chick, Field Station Director, Illinois Natural History Survey, National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (NGRREC)

Cindy EncarnaciĆ³n, St. Louis Science Center

This session brings together three local organizations, the Missouri Botanical Garden, the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center, and Saint Louis Science Center, to discuss how they partner and collaborate with other entities including universities, informal science partners, community colleges, and school district teachers and students. They will share some strategies for how to make a successful partnership and how to build strong collaborations. In addition, they will talk about what their organization looks for in a collaborator and the benefits of partnerships.