by Lottie Bushmann, Education Committee

Congratulations to Smithton Middle School teacher Heather Jones, who was featured in the Columbia Missourian’s Jan. 27 “Innovations in Education” special section. Heather received a scholarship from Columbia Audubon to participate in Educator’s Week at the Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine. Read the full article in the link above about how she brought her skills to the classroom to instruct students on how to build ecofriendly homes. The special edition also featured Columbia Public School Science Coordinator Mike Szydlowski.  Columbia Audubon helps support the CPS Science Department through the Partners in Education program.