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PEP Field Trip Wrap Up

Monday, May 19, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly Glymph
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Forum 35’s Learning on Location Initiative Supports Field Trips

 

BATON ROUGE – Forum 35’s Public Education Project (PEP) committee’s Learning on Location project sent two classes on field trips this spring.

The classes, from North Banks Middle School and Northeast Elementary School, visited BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center and the Louisiana Art and Science Museum, respectively.


PEP Chair Candace Parker said, “The Public Education Project Committee is grateful that we could provide the Learning on Location grants to send a class from Northeast Elementary and North Banks Middle on a field trip. Funding at some schools is limited due to many factors so we want to help out. The purpose of the field trips is to provide an opportunity to enhance their current grade level curriculum. We believe that field trips expose the kids to learning experiences that they could never duplicate in the classroom. We enjoyed seeing the kids' faces light up with so my joy and anticipation.”


Forum 35 members interested in joining the PEP committee and teachers looking for more information can contact Candace at
candace@forum35.org.

Forum 35 is a community of young men and women improving Baton Rouge. Forum 35 is a nonprofit organization that depends on individual membership and the generosity of corporate partners including Jones Walker, Launch Media, and Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers. For more information about Forum 35 visit
forum35.org. Connect with Forum 35 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @Forum35.

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Contact: Kelly Glymph 
VP of Communications
Kelly@forum35.org
410-707-9735


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