For Immediate Release Media Contact: Collin Nash or Sid Nathan
Feb 26. 2010 (516) 869 7794
Supervisor Kaiman Announces the 2010 Teachers' Corner Website
North Hempstead, NY--Supervisor Jon Kaiman welcomes educators throughout the North Hempstead to view, download and participate in the 2010 Keeping it Green Contests and Lesson Plans! The new Teachers' Corner Website can be found here.
Thousands of students from across the Town take part in the fun and educational programs every year. The innovative programs allow students a chance to share their ideas, express their creativity and learn about the environment.
For more information about Teachers' Corner programs or to schedule a visit from North Hempstead's Outreach Team for your school, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311 or email OutreachTeam@NorthHempsteadNY.gov.
Shown above, Town Clerk Leslie Gross and Commissioner of Community Services Kimberly Corcoran lead the "Earth Day Grocery Bag Project".
This innovative lesson plan involves borrowing grocery bags from local shopping centers, having students decorate them with environementally-themed messages and returning them to grocery stores to spread awareness of the importance of our environement.