Coastal Ecology of the Gulf of California with Mark Riegner was one of three classes that came down for winter block.
Ernesto Todd Mireles serves as the Co-Chairman of the Social Justice and Community Organizing Masters program at Prescott College. He also teaches undergraduate courses in the Cultural and Regional Studies department.
The Marine Conservation Class wrapped up last week after presentations of their posters detailing their work with the ongoing conservation projects at the Center and a camping trip to Estero Santa Rosa.
Julie aspires to teach students skills they can retain throughout and beyond the class. The most important aspect is that students leave with confidence in their ability to integrate what they learn into their lives. She hopes that students will gain a little more awareness of themselves, feel empowered in the world, and will share what they’ve learned and to use what they know to make positive contributions wherever they go.
“The Master of Arts and Adventure Education programs are really self-directed. I built a plan that integrated those two areas of study to help move my career forward. “I picked Prescott College because I’ve been working as a river guide for a few years and I wanted to learn more about the educational side of the outdoor industry, and I wanted to go to a place where there was a lot of social justice talking and thinking.”
Jeff was profoundly impressed with the power of wilderness-based adventure education to build team skills and self-confidence.