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Media invited to attend local STEAM Education Event

RENO – Teachers from throughout Northern Nevada will gather on January 30th at the Nevada Museum of Art to explore and discuss innovative methods to implement Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) education into their classrooms.

Hosted by DRI’s GreenPower K-12  Outreach Program, this Winter Teacher Training will include a dynamic keynote address by renowned landscape architect, Cheryl Barton, who will discuss topics including climate change, resilience and design. Additionally, the event will  showcase a variety of hands-on activities for educators that can be incorporated into their classrooms.

“We are thrilled to be expanding our engagement within the community and partnering with the Nevada Museum of Art to help engage and educate our local teachers,” said Amelia Gulling, GreenPower’s Administrator. 

The event is hosted in partnership with Nevada Museum of Art, Sustainable Nevada and Nevada Northwest RPDP. 


  • When: Saturday, January 30, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Where: Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W. Liberty St. Reno 
  • Interview Opportunities: 
    • Renowned landscape architect, Cheryl Barton
    • DRI Greenpower Program Staff 
    • Local teachers
  • Photo and Video: Hands-on STEAM activities throughout  the day
  • Event information available online at

Event media contact: Craig Rosen, DRI Education Administrator, office: (702) 862-5332, mobile: (805)-252-9974, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. images stories greenpower workshops training events STEAM teacher training flyer winter 2016.pdf