Wordmark: Building Literacy
Text: Presented by the Redwood Writing Prject and HCOE

The Union of Environmental Literacy & A Literacy Rich Classroom Environment

Presenters: Tara Kajtaniak & Stephanie Strasser
Session 3 | Sequoia B


Become an environmental superhero with your students in the ELA classroom and beyond. Incorporate best literacy practices to build background knowledge, vocabulary, and metacognitive skills while shaping environmentally conscious students.

About the Presenters

Tara Kajtaniak taught global issues and environmental literacy and justice in her English Language Arts classroom at Fortuna High for 16 years and has been a Redwood Writing Project consultant for over a decade. She is now wearing many hats working at Alder Grove Charter School, Cal-Poly Humboldt, and the California Environmental Literacy Initiative.

Stephanie Strasser has taught Grades 2-8 at Trinidad Elementary and has been a Redwood Writing Consultant for over a decade. She is currently a reading interventionist and is passionate about reading equity and environmentalism.