Award-winners are Nancy Boyer-Kellerman, Jamalee Desmond, Simone Haugen, Melissa Lang, Michelle Morse, Naomi Wright (Turtle Lake) and John Duffy, Kari Eloranta, Jon Erickson, Anna Farrow, Amy Gaspard, Sally Gibson, Laura Mens, Kim Palmer, Paul Richter & Chris Thompson (eALC).
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Laurentian Environmental Center
Laurentian Environmental Center is a public residential educational facility that combines science, environmental education, leadership training, and outdoor skills recreation programs. It is accredited by The Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation. It is owned and operated by Mounds View Public Schools for use by people from throughout Minnesota and the Midwest.
Education programs are hands-on, discovery-oriented and aligned with Minnesota state graduation standards. Qualified and caring LEC staff lead instruction through an inquiry method of teaching and learning. Each of the program staff holds a degree in one or more of the following areas: biology, natural resources management, outdoor recreation and education, educational psychology, environmental studies, or education.