The passPORTS project increases equitable and sustainable access to California State Parks for K-12 communities through "blended access" opportunities, new curated instructional resources, and professional development opportunities. With the support of CUE, Parks California, and K-12 educators like you, we will serve over 5,000 students this year with passPORTS!
As a part of this project, we have provided grant funding for educators to create a blended field trip to learn about the environmental, scientific, cultural, and historic richness of California! passPORTS funding is coming to a close for the 2021-2022 school year. If you have scheduled a blended access field trip and already requested reimbursement, please contact the PORTS team!
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What is "blended Access"?
Blended-access field trips are multi-touch opportunities to engage with California State Parks through both virtual and in-person engagement. In advance of an in-person field trip to the park, we hope to prepare students using available resources from PORTS. PORTS programs elevate students' prior knowledge in advance of their visit and support them to build relationships with the people, places, and stories that make up our parks.
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Parks to Visit
Explore the passPORTS Symposium
passPORTS has created new unique professional development opportunities by combining connection to our parks and proven instructional design strategies. Find out when our next symposiums are happening!