Carla Recher began her teaching career as a substitute teacher in San Diego after completing her credentialing program at San Diego State University. Although she is a Southern California native, she had never heard of Lancaster as she drove from San Diego for an interview for a full-time teaching position. Carla was hired on the spot for a position at Piute Middle School- where she is still teaching today.
- “I just want to make sure that when your teacher trainings come up in the fall that the MEEC web site is where we watch for them? I just love this stuff and have been using it for everything. We did a summer academy for middle school kids at the community college to explore technical careers with an emphasis on green jobs and I used the Project Wet lessons for activities to also lend a focus to the water issues we face and careers available in this filed. The kids loved it!!! So, I just want to make sure I keep up with you and your site, you have me hooked. Thanks!"
- Adrian Gallardo, grade 6, was the recipient of the MEEC “Outstanding Environmental Science Project Award” at the school’s awared ceremony. “He was so surprised this evening….I think he was almost in tears. He just kind of shook and stood there…so I really think Sarah (MEEC judge) picked a deserving young man”, shared his teacher Holly Bowser.