Sustainability in Motion

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Program Goals

Sun for bulletsTo enhance sustainability education for K-12 students and teachers by making resources available to the 53 school districts served by Westminster College’s Science in Motion program.
Sun for bulletsMake Sustainability education an integral part of pre service teacher development programming at Westminster College by embedding the curriculum materials in the Education department’s Elementary and Secondary Methods Courses. 
Sun for bulletsImprove awareness of sustainability issues for Westminster students by integrating concepts of hands-on experiences related to sustainability, with an emphasis on solar energy and technologies, into the Liberal Arts curriculum at Westminster College.

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Program Director, Dr. Helen Boylan with Student Assistants Zach Smith, Nicole George, Cassie Treshok, and Colin Agner

  • Dr. Helen Boylan, Director of Sustainability in Motion Program; Associate Professor of Chemistry; Chair of Environmental Education Program
  • Dr. Patrick Krantz, Director of Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning; Associate Professor of Education; Coordinator of Secondary Education Program
  • Dr. Timothy Sherwood, Director of Westminster College Science in Motion Program; Associate Professor and Chemistry Department Chair
Student Assistants:
  • Colin Agner, Westminster College Class of 2013, Environmental Science Major
  • Nicole George, Westminster College Class of 2013, Chemistry/Secondary Education Major
  • Zach Smith, Westminster College Class of 2012, Chemistry/Secondary Education Major
  • Cassie Treshok, Westminster College Class of 2011, Psychology-Human Resources Major & Environmental Studies Minor

Sustainability in Motion is Funded by PA Department of Environmental Protection,
Environmental Education Grants Program
With support from the Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Westminster College
And Westminster College’s Science in Motion Program

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 For assistance with integrating concepts of sustainability into your classroom, please contact:
Dr. Helen Boylan (724-946-6293;