It’s not only the students at Los Encinos School who engage in experiential learning, the teachers do, too! Valerie Gordon and Lindsay Byer just returned from what they describe as “an amazing eco-literacy workshop at the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center in Occidental, CA.”

The program is a week-long workshop aimed at furthering an understanding of the interdependence of the natural world through gardening practices. Valerie (art specialist) and Lindsay (4th grade) focused on sustained garden-based ecological practices and said they’re excited to share what they’ve learned and further develop our eco-awareness!